Grey seals and scavenging gulls

Some more shots from Donna Nook. A female seal gets aggressive. A reflection shot. And a nice pair of whiskers! Sadly everywhere there are young being raised, there are are some that don’t make it. But nature is not one to waste and the gulls are quick to take advantage. The greater black gulls are…

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Grey seals at Donna Nook

My trip to Donna Nook was pretty productive and I have enough photos for at least a couple more posts. Including this one of a mother and pup. A female making a racket. Another lying around. I got a close up of a seal being aggressive to another. Some more of the pups. Some seal…

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Seal pups at Donna Nook

Back in December I headed up to Donna Nook seal colony and took loads of photos, which will take a few posts to cover. I’ll start with a few of the seal pup photos. Cuteness alert! Related posts: Grey seals at Donna Nook Gull eats seal pup eye Grey seals and scavenging gulls Seal pup…

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Elan Valley landscapes and waterfall

When in Wales in November, between visits to Gigrin, we did some landscape photography around Elan valley. Landscapes aren’t something I do much but I had a go at a waterfall. I even tried a slow shutter speed. The valley plays host to anumber of reservoirs and dams, which have water cascading over them There…

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Spanish sparrows in Lanzarote

The recent story on the spanish sparrow in hampshire reminded me that I ahd some photos of the species on my hard drive. There were plenty in the towns in lanzarote where I took these photos. These photos were taken from the patio of the apartment we were staying at. They were often feeding on…

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Stag beetle central!

I moan about many things in my garden. Backing on to the A12, with very little in the way of bird life (with the untouched bird feeders to prove it), no hedgehogs or thrushes and the odd cat wandering through. However for a few nights in late May and early June one of my favourie…

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