Freshwater Inverts at Old Hall Marshes

A couple of weekends ago I was kindly allowed to tag along on Colchester Natural History Groups outing to RSPB Old Hall Marshes. I went along with Pam and Peter, two of the best aquatic ecologists in Essex and we surveyed the borrowdyke near the sea wall. One of the things we found were my…

Berosus water beetle, Rhantus diving beetle and caddisfly larva

A couple of weeks ago I decided to get out the photographic aquarium and try some freshwater invertebrate photography, as I hadn’t tried any for a while. It was pleasingly successful and reminded me why I enjoy this type of photography. I photographed this Berosus sp. water beetle. I managed one nice shot of a…