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
Just a quick post and photo. I’ll have to blog about these cracking little bugs one day, but for now here is a a pic of a lesser water boatman. Related posts: Lesser water boatman nymph Damselfly nymph, backswimmer and lesser water boatman Upside down lesser water boatman Small Backswimmer Notonecta viridis, newt tadpole and…Details
A few photos from last Autumn. Some migrant hawker dragonfly in flight shots. Can’t wait to have another crack at these. And a slow worm. Related posts: Migrant hawker Aeshna mixta in flight Migrant Hawker in flight Migrant hawker and common darter dragonflies at London Wetland Centre Southern migrant hawker and migrant hawker Aeshna affinis…Details
Yesterday the story of a garden pond in Norfolk that had been raided by an otter hit the a BBC News and a few weeks ago there was the former fishery owner trying to sue the environment agency for £2.5 millon! because otter ate his fish. Both of these stories hardly left the otters in…Details
The weather was meant to be sunny this morning: it wasn’t at 8.30am when I was trying out the new set up! (my Pentax Q and DA*300mm.) I was shooting 1/50th to about 200th second at 1680mm on a tripod. I got some ok results though considering most of these are cropped too. Female wigeon.…Details
Had another go at the ‘Meet the Neighbours’ style photos i.e. with a white background. Got some I’m pretty happy with. Newt tadpoles Lesser water boatman. Colymbetes fucus Diving beetle. Related posts: Pond creatures ‘meet the neighbours’ style Lesser diving beetle larva Acilius eating Backswimmer Notonecta nymph Colymbetes fuscus and Rhantus frontalis diving beetles Small…Details