Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus

I could write a lot about these fantastic birds but I thought I’d just let the photos do the talking: For anyone with welfare concerns with this bird you can rest easy: the SNH capercaillie recorder was present while I took these photos. Related posts: Capercaillie – Tetrao urogallus Red grouse and golden plover Ptarmigan…

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Reindeer

While not a target species, with them not being 100% wild or native in the strictest sense, coming across the reindeer on the cairngorms was still pretty cool. It was great to see them in an at least semi natural habitat. I tried a different shot too. Related posts: Common toads by a loch –…

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Cloen dipterum Mayfly nymph, Agraylea multipunctata Micro caddisfly larva and wandering snail

The last from the productive pond dip photography session. I got my best over of a few more species: Cloen dipterum Mayfly nymph. Agraylea multipunctata Micro caddisfly larva And wandering pond snail. Related posts: Great silver water beetle larva feeding on wandering pond snail Water louse, bloodworm, Rhantus suturalis diving beetle and Limnephilus rhombicus caddisfly…

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