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…Details
Last summer I noticed some fish fry were hanging around in the shallows of a large pond. Over a few days I checked back and when the local dog walkers hadn’t let their dogs into the pond and the water was clear enough, I placed my Pentax WG-2 in the water and waited for the…Details
When up in the Cairngorms last March I carried out some stream sampling with my net. Among the cranefly larvae with scary looking jaws and the Clinging Mayfly Nymphs, were some impressive looking large stonefly larvae. They were identified by Craig Macadam (Buglife’s Conservation Director) as Perlodes mortoni, the Orange-striped Stonefly. Until recently it was…Details
Last weekend I visited Bath for the first time and on Monday I was walking along the River Avon when I said to Sue something along the lines of “with all these churches around there should be peregrines.” A few minutes later I spotted the tell tail shape and flight of a falcon. As I…Details
Some more photos from my wonderful fox encounter, here a sequence of it drinking from a puddle.
A video filmed with my Penatx Q and DA*300mm of some Redshank, greenshank, curlew and spotted redshank at Wat Tyler Country Park
A few of a turnstone from Southend Pier.
More to come…