When at Goring back in the summer I came across this mayfly (presumably already dead) being eaten by a cream spot ladybird. They normally feed on aphids and psyllids but this one obviously fancied a bigger meal! More on the cream spot ladybird on the UK ladybird survey websiteDetails
As I slowly but surely work my way through editing my photos from Lanzarote, I’m starting to realise that I took a lot of whimbrel photos! That said these will be among my best as the eveing light was beautiful. I caught this one with a drip on the tip of the beak,…Details
A quick pic from Skomer earlier in the year.
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
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