Dunnocks

As I mentioned in my previous post I’ve spent some time photographing small birds on the ground. My main target was dunnocks. I was trying to get one in the sun with a clean background. This was half way there. But this one ticked both boxes! Related posts: Blue tit Ground beetle Large red damselfly…

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Blue tit

Ive spent I few sunny days at the RSPB feeders at Wat Tyler CP, trying to get photos of the birds on the ground. Among the birds that came down were blue tits. I liked the pose of the blue tit having a look around A more typical pose. And one having a good look…

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More of the Water rail

A week after my first visit to see the water rail I went back for another go. I got a nice one in the water But when it posed on some nice green vegetation, the shadow of someone standing behind me (I was laying down!) was cast in exactly the wrong place, again just as…

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Polycelis felina Flatworm

Back in November I visited Foxglove Covert Nature resrve in yorkshire and carried out some stream dipping.  Among what I found was this Polycleis felina flatworm Its a species usually found in streams, often under stones in faster flowing stretches. It can be recognised by the large number of eye spots bordering the head its…

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