Friday, 29 May 2009


Seen here with a piece of nesting material, the picture was taken at Lakenheath fen

Tuesday, 26 May 2009

Dog rose & diner

This little beetle (Oedemera nobilis) was a handsome addition to this picture taken at Fingringhoe

Painted lady

One of a large migration taking place all over Southern England over the last few days, this one was at Fingringhoe, we even observed them in numbers on Orkney

Friday, 22 May 2009


A very obliging bird that posed right in front of me in the Lee valley on a beautiful morning whilst on my way to see and hear a distant Savi's warbler

Przewalski's horse

Taken at Stodmarsh in Kent, these animals are happy in a wet environment and keep the foilage down, two are seen doing some mutual grooming.

Tuesday, 19 May 2009


This Forest of Dean dweller was very approachable and posed a few times, sadly the weather was dreadful or the images would have been much sharper

Mandarin duck

Taken in different locations in the Forest of Dean

Great spotted woodpecker

Taken in the Forest of Dean

Tuesday, 12 May 2009


Taken at Chimney corner North, one of twenty hawking across the sky together with over 100 swifts, I saw an occasional hobby chase a swift but they soon gave up the chase

Thursday, 7 May 2009


Taken at Mereworth our B&B in Dorset

Great bustard

Fabulous birds, I sincerely hope that the reintroduction progamme works

Barn owl

Red kite


Taken in Wiltshire