Back in June I came across this emperor dragonfly egg laying in the RSPB’s pond at Wat Tyler Country Parks.
A couple of nice finds from pond and borrow dyke survey. First was this opossum shrimp my first ever. They are called this because they carry their young round ina pouch, like marsupials. Secon was this screech or squeak beetle, famous for squeaking when it feels threatened. That is the only good shot I managed…
A few weeks ago thi water scorpion was found. I’ve not been doing to much aquarium photography lately, but I didnt have a good adult water scorpion photo so I had to have a go with this one.
Last Autumn I came across this scene of a garden spider eating a pair of ruddy darters. I have more from this scene, which I’ll post at a later date.
Among the insect finds in my garden recently was this squash bug.
My garden has had a few mice invertebrates since i moved in, including at least 2 species of cricket. One of these is the dark bush cricket.
A nice recent find in my garden was this Corizus hyoscyami plant bug I intially thought it was a fire bug, but turned out to be this other lovely species.
Today I was trying out my Pentax Q with my newly purchased 8.5mm prime lens. The with the camera and lens designed to be so small, the lens suffers a bit from barrel distortion, but it is quickly sorted with lens correction in Lightroom. With a bit of PP I managed shots like these despite…
Ive had a number of hawthorn shield bugs Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale in my garden recently. This posed for a few photos
Plenty of garden spiders around at the moment, so while in Wat Tyler Park I decided to get a few shots of some with my wide angle and my macro.