In a break from the photos from Scotland, here are some from my holiday last year to Kefalonia. While driving up Mount Aenos we stopped to admire the view. I spotted this butterfly flying, I believe it is a dingy skipper. EDIT: it’s a grizzled skipper On a rock nearby this Balkan wall lizard was…
One of the highlights of Kefalonia are the mediterreanen butterfly species. One of these is the southern white admiral butterfly
One nice find while in Kefalonia was this hook tailed dragonfly, namely the Green eyed hooktail Onychogomphus forcipatus.
Some from the processing backlog, much of which consists of pond creatures like these. Not my best pond pics, but worth processing. The Wandering pond snail is a common species in ponds. The pond olive mayfly nymph I have blogged about before before
A couple of shots of an striped emperor dragonfly nymph taken withe the white background meet your neighbours style.
A quick pond photo from last night, a broad bodied chaser dragonfly nymph.
Just a quick post and photo. I’ll have to blog about these cracking little bugs one day, but for now here is a a pic of a lesser water boatman.
A few photos from last Autumn. Some migrant hawker dragonfly in flight shots. Can’t wait to have another crack at these. And a slow worm.
Had another go at the ‘Meet the Neighbours’ style photos i.e. with a white background. Got some I’m pretty happy with. Newt tadpoles Lesser water boatman. Colymbetes fucus Diving beetle.
Photographing more pond creatures today this lesser water boatman suffered from delusions of grandeur, sitting upside down at the surface like one of its larger relatives the greater water boatman . This algae eater is not going to kid anyone though, for as well as being smaller, it lacks that needle like mouth that the…