Best of 2016 part 2

Here is part 2 of my 2016 review, carrying on from part 1. I had a wildlife trip up to Yorkshire for an early birthday present and one of my targets was a common hawker dragonfly. I had seen a probably common hawker in the Cairngorms back in 2014, but I’d never had a good…

Best of 2016 part 1

As is tradition now, as 2016 is drawing to a close, I’ve written a review of the year. Its been a mixed year, where for reasons that will become apparent below, I’ve not been able to get as much with the camera as in previous years, but I’ve had few nice wildlife experiences, got a…

Wet fox

Back in February 2015, there was a fox that had been fed (not by me) coming to a car park regularly during the day. Once those feeding it stopped, it soon learned that people meant dogs not food and the fox ceased to be so tame. But before it did I had a few lunchbreaks…

Badgers

Yesterday was national badger day ago I was hoping to post it then, but got sidetracked so here it is today. Over the last couple of months on and off, I have been visiting some local badgers which are not bothered by flash and will wander around a feed on peanuts close enough for photography.…

A Wet Fox

Back in February a fox was appearing regularly at a local site so managed to photograph it a few times. On this particular occasion it was pouring with rain and after 10 minutes I was soaked through, but rather than give up like a sane person would I figured “well I’m wet anyway” and waited.…