When in Kefalonia last May we popped to Livadi for a few hours and I found a number of toadlets, that turned out to be young Green toads Bufo viridis.
In the warm sun they didn’t sit and pose well but I got some nice enough shots.
I came across this tame(r) blackbird recently, and the light was rubbish but it was feeding not far in front of me and I got a few ok shots. It did briefly pose still, close and in a more interesting pose, but as I went to press the shutter a sparrowhawk came from nowhere and…Details
Thought I’d finally broken my 2013 photography duck today (I haven’t taken a decent photo outside this year) when a fox came out a posed in the sun. Sadly as you can see it has a poorly eye and possibly a touch of mange. That said it seemed pretty healthy otherwise, walking (and running when…Details
I came home yesterday evening to see the fox bites off babies finger story all over the net, followed by Boris Johnson’s call for councils to do more about this ‘the growing problem of urban foxes’ which are a ‘a pest and a menace, particularly in our cities.’ Interesting that his party (The Conservatives for…Details
Yesterday the story of a garden pond in Norfolk that had been raided by an otter hit the a BBC News and a few weeks ago there was the former fishery owner trying to sue the environment agency for £2.5 millon! because otter ate his fish. Both of these stories hardly left the otters in…Details