While on and excellent FSC course at Flatford Mill I caught a burrowing mayfly nymph Ephemera sp. It is the nymph of the original Mayfly, which are most commonly on the wing in May, hence the name which is named after the Mayflower, better known as hawthorn, which blooms at the end of April when…Details
My Bushnell camera did something strange with all the reflective snow last night. When the sensor light came on, the light level was high enough for my Bushnell trail cam to switch to colour mode. This of course meant when the light went out it has resulted in just a black screen but I’ve edited…Details
Another quick photo post, this time of a diving beetle larva. This beastie is famous for being a ferocious predator, sometimes attacking prey bigger then itself with its large pincer like mouthparts. They even eat each other! If you look closely you can see its covered in what looks like white fuzz. These are another…Details
Before all this snow arrived, I went for a walk around a frosty and sunny Wat Tyler Park, where I came across a fox hunting for food. I only managed one shot as it was partly hidden by bushes most the time, and between me and the sun, but I quite like it.
Been playing with my Pentax Q today and managed this shot of a pied wagtail. It was over 10m away and this shot is about 2/3rds of its original size.
The reach of this set-up is great, although it is a bit fiddly.
When in Kefalonia I visited Livadi Marshes. There on the edge of the road was what I thought was a tortoise. I picked it up and moved it a safer spot for photos (it thanked me by emptying its bladder!) We Identified it later I realised it was in fact a Balkan terrapin I left…Details