On a recent trip to the New Forest I stopped at Milford where there were a number of rooks Corvus frugilegus around the car park.
Some from the processing backlog, much of which consists of pond creatures like these. Not my best pond pics, but worth processing. The Wandering pond snail is a common species in ponds. The pond olive mayfly nymph I have blogged about before before Related posts: Cloen dipterum Mayfly nymph, Agraylea multipunctata Micro caddisfly larva and…Details
A few shots from the start of January, on a sunny day in Raphael’s Park. The was not much around and sun was at an awkward angle so tried for some photos of common birds in flight. The woo pigeon came out ok, except for the background! I also tried a few of the black…Details
A couple of shots of an striped emperor dragonfly nymph taken withe the white background meet your neighbours style.
black bellied dipper feeding from Neil Phillips on Vimeo. On Sunday I visited the black bellied dipper which has set up home on the river there. It was by the Bridge Inn and sitting on the opposite river bank, before then diving for food. Dipper of course are usually not found in East Anglia, this…Details
The other post was removed because Martin Bowler claimed I said there were people hand feeding otters, when I didn’t. I did not see anyone doing this, but sadly he doesn’e seem to care about facts so I’ve had to replace the post with this message. So why ask the question of why I changed…Details
More photos from Elmley Marshes: there were a number of lapwings by the road and I got some nice shots of them. I got one as it stretched its wings. And some different shots too. Related posts: Merlin Falco Columbarius Turnstone feeding on mussel and stretching Misty Morning at Elmely Marshes Black tailed godwit at…Details
A few more from that great day On Sheppey, this time of a kestrel that flew along side my car before landing in front of me to eat a worm. Related posts: Little owl, snow bunting and red legged partridge Desert grey shrike eating a gecko Merlin Falco Columbarius Migrant Hawker in flight and slow…Details
The morning of my last post when I got the Merlin was quite an atmospheric and misty one. There was bit of a frost around as an egret was hunting along a flooded ditch. There was a nice flock of curlews too. And a rabbit just about posed on the grass. Related posts: Merlin Falco…Details
Last Monday I was driving down the entrance road of Elmley Marshes nature reserve. In the past I have taken some of my best wader shots along this road, but recently I’ve not had much luck there. That morning it was foggy when I arrived, with the sun starting to peak through, but I had…Details