I still have a nu7mber of shots of the red backed shrike to edit, but here are a few more of this lovely bird.
LAst autumn I managed to get some shots of tandem pair ruddy darters in flight as they were laying eggs. None came out perfect in focus and/or sharpness but they are OK viewed at for web size. I also got a standard perched male shot.
Here is a video from back in September of the Juvenile red backed shrike that stayed for a few days at West Canvey Marshes. This was the only day with good weather I could get over to see it, early one morning. It was sat in a bush so I put the Pentax Q on…
This week there has been a Juvenile scaup at RSPB West Canvey Marshes. This duck is usually found on the sea, so it was nice to see one on an inland site when I visited yesterday. It was a long way off so I had to use the Pentax q with the adapter and 300mm,…
Here is a timelapse of a sunset I made a few weeks ago.
Back in May, I got the only opportunity to photograph one of my favourite insects, a scorpiongly. Despite that scorpion like tail on the male, they can not sting. They are fantastic exotic looking insects, that feed on dead flies etc, often stealing them from spiders webs!
Back in May I went hunting for some macro subjects in a nettle bed. I came across this mosquito Also there was this nettle weevil.
Here area few photos of a crab spider with its fly prey. It dropped the fly after sucking it dry and posed for a couple more shots.
Some photos of a caddisfly larva, taken with my aquarium set up
A quick one photo post of a large red damselfly on a white background.