I’m a big fan of foxes, but there is a downside to them appearing in your garden…lol
(To be honest, cats are a bigger problem for this sort of thing!)
After the success of the Pond olive mayfly larva post I thought I post about another of the ponds amazing creatures: the Phantom midge larva. I took some photos of these creatures today. They are specialised predators that live a mostly planktonic life. Floating around in open water they would be easily spotted and vulnerable…Details
A few months ago I heard that there were adapter for the Pentax Q that would let me mount it on my Pentax DA*300mm Prime. For those who don’t know the Pentax Q is one of the small interchangeable lens cameras that have recently been made by a number camera of manufacturers. The Pentax Q…Details
Here is an article I wrote for my old blog. I’ve gone through and checked for mistakes and added some bits: Green lizard is the common name that refers to two species that were formally one (Lacerta viridis). The new species, the western green lizard (Lacerta bilineata), is now considered separate from the eastern green…Details
One of the most common finds in garden ponds this time of year is the Pond olive mayfly nymph Cloen dipterum. Mayflies usual conjure up thoughts of adults that mate and die after a day or two, and to those more familiar aquatic invertebrates of the larvae that live the the relatively oxygen rich flowing…Details
Playing with the high speed video on my Pentax WG-2 in the summer. I approached this darter dragonfly with it set to 1/4 normal speed.