Cattle egret

When I was in Lanzarote on the outskirts of Costa Teguise I finally got a good view of a couple of cattle egrets. They were hunting for grasshoppers in the dry stony habitat that dominates the island. Related posts: Berthelots pipit Stone Curlew on Lanzarote Rainham RSPB – Water rail with chicks and other birds…

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Trumpter finch and whimbrel

Some more shots on Lanzarote.  First thing almost every morning, as the sun came up, I headed down to the beach.  It was when the ebach was emptiest which meant not only was there more wildlife around, but it was also safer to be walking around with a long lense.  On this particular mornign I…

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Shanny, wrasse and shrimp

Here are some rockpool creature photos. Taken in my photographic aquarium, I caught these on Broadhaven beach in Pembrokeshire, Wales. First up is the shanny: At one point it demonstrated its ability to glup air. There was also a young wrasse, but I’m not sure what species. I also photographed a common rockpool find, a…

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