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
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