On day 4 of my trip we were walking along the seafront when I spotted the desert grey shrike calling from a TV aerial. It was way to high up for a photo and we were looking for somewhere to eat. Walking back the other way to head the resturant we fancied I couldn’t believe…Details
Here is the last batch from my encounter with the wheatear, all of which were taken with the 300mm lens This one is uncropped I took some in different poses, although bits of grass detract from some of the shots. Related posts: Wheatear with weevil on its beak Wat Tyler Wheatear Dytiscus diving beetle larva…Details
Day 3 of my trip to Lanzarote I went for a walk along an area in front of the sea wall that had some low scattered scrub. Here I found my first dragonflies of the trip: a red veined darter dragonfly. There were also some bath white butterflies feeding on the limited number of flowers.…Details
Back in August, I went along to the Buglife walk at Canvey Wick. The weather was not perfect but improved as the day went on so we did find some nice invertebrates, which is what the site is famous for. In fact it is believed to have more species per hectare than any other site…Details
Some more photos from Lanzarote. Walking along the seafront path in Puerto del Carmen I could here a loud and unfamiliar call coming from a bush. I had a look around the bush and there, less than 50cm from the ground and a couple of metres in front of me was a southern grey shrike.…Details
Back on Pitsea Landfill site and photographing the wonderful foxes there. This particular fox seemed to have got something stuck in is teeth and pulled a sucession of great poses.