Last weekend I spent a couple of days at Strumpshaw Fen RSPB reserve enjoying the invertebrates there. One of them was the scarce chaser dragonfly, Libellula fulva. One was tolerant enough for my 35mm wide angle to be used. Though a bit awkwardly angled for the ‘traditional’ top down shot, as was this maturing male.Details
On a trip to Sheppey back in May I photographed a corn bunting.
I took loads of photos of a female marsh harrier feeding on a dead rabbit back in May.
Back at the end of April I went to RSPB Rainham were, almost as soon as I left the centre, I came across this Glow worm larva. I had photographed one the previous weekend, but had to use flash as it was in woodland. This one was on the path in much better (if a…Details
Last month the results of a survey by 25 wildlife organisations were announced. I haven’t really had to time to blog on this and do it justice , but here is a brief summary: The results of the State of Nature Report did not make good reading: 60 per cent of the species studied have declined…Details
Yesterday I was in London with Jack Perks, a fellow wildlife photographer, when we came across this mandarin duck and her ducklings next to Regents canal. I got the wide angle out for a few shots too. In Regents Park we came across this Egyptian goose. And this wood pigeon.Details
I started today by heading straight to the spot where I saw the emperors emerging, but they were no longer there and just their exuvia were left. Hopefully they got away safely. At lunchtime I managed some shots of broad bodied chasers, a female hovering between egg laying. And a perched male. Yesterday I managed…Details
Tonight at 9pm, just as I was finishing work, a couple of emerging emperor dragonfly nymphs were spotted on some reeds in a pond. The light was literally non existent as the sun had gone down and it was the end of dusk, so I had to use flash, which combined with the awkward angle,…Details