Friday, 28 August 2009

Brown hare

Seen in the Therfireld area of North Herts, this hare was playing possum until my camera clicked and he was off and running,

Fallow deer

Taken in the Sandon area of North Herts

Common buzzard

Taken in the Sandon area of north Herts, I also watched a clouded yellow butterfly pass my hide, there are many quiet moments but these pictures show how close the birds come making it well worthwhile.

Monday, 24 August 2009

Common buzzard

Picture taken in the Sandon area of North Herts, there have been some impressive numbers of raptors in this area in late summer and are a credit to the landowners and farmers.

Wednesday, 12 August 2009

Tufted duck chick

having a good stretch on a beautiful day at Cley-next-the-sea. I should have put this picture with the one of it's mother that appears earlier on the blog

Painted lady

This has been a bumper year for painted lady's these were photographed at lakenheath fen

seal pup

Lesley found this little chap on the beach at Kelling and thought it was dead, when she approached for a closer look he woke up from his sunbathing and disappeared in to the waves with alacrity and then watched us instead


taken on the coast near Kelling, there were lots of them and they were easily the most common warblers about

Monday, 10 August 2009

Tufted duck female

Taken at Cley-next-the-sea, she posed just outside the hide

Monday, 3 August 2009

gold ringed dragonfly

My id may be incorrect but then I'm no expert in this field, but it is a beautiful creature

melodious warbler

taken in the grounds of an abandoned farm that was very rich in birdlife.

banded damoiselle

a superb summer visitor to most riparian habitats

Sunday, 2 August 2009


Taken at Fowlmere and this little beauty posed right in front of the hide briefly