I’ve been processing some of my backlog recently and I came across these photos of turnstones at Reculver in Kent. I managed to get it feeding on a mussel And stretching its wings. Related posts: Oystercatcher hammers mussel video Golden plover and dunlin in the snow Oystercatchers at Filey Brigg Pond skater and backswimmer feeding…Details
After seeing the purple sandpipers I tried something a bit different to usual, a landscape of sorts: a nice sunset over the Solent. I like to dabble in night photography, so had a go at capturing the view over Portsmouth, looking over from the Blue Reef Aquarium. And used my long lens to get a…Details
On Sunday I gave 2 talks at Portsmouth Aquarium and while there I went to look for the Purple sandpipers on the sea wall at Southsea Castle. Afterwards, just before the sunset I managed a few shots of them. The sun was literally just above to slipping below the horizon, so these are taken at…Details
When in Kefalonia last May we popped to Livadi for a few hours and I found a number of toadlets, that turned out to be young Green toads Bufo viridis. In the warm sun they didn’t sit and pose well but I got some nice enough shots. Related posts: Green Toad Bufo viridis in Kefalonia…Details
Thought I’d finally broken my 2013 photography duck today (I haven’t taken a decent photo outside this year) when a fox came out a posed in the sun. Sadly as you can see it has a poorly eye and possibly a touch of mange. That said it seemed pretty healthy otherwise, walking (and running when…Details
After all the bad press, here is simply a photo of a fox, having a yawn.
I came home yesterday evening to see the fox bites off babies finger story all over the net, followed by Boris Johnson’s call for councils to do more about this ‘the growing problem of urban foxes’ which are a ‘a pest and a menace, particularly in our cities.’ Interesting that his party (The Conservatives for…Details