Tag Archives: Wildlife photography

30 Days Wild – Day 7 – Butterflies

In between the rain showers today there were long patches of sunshine that the butterflies took advantage of. Along one hedgerow and down into the flower meadow I came across these few species of butterfly.  

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30 Days Wild – Day 4 – Little things

Sometimes it’s good to spend time noticing the little things. The intricate lives of insects and beetles. During a short walk from my house I took photos of a nettle weevil, aphids, ants and raindrops.

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30 Days Wild – End of No Mow May

Today starts another 30 Days Wild run by The Wildlife Trust. I’ve taken part in this for a number of years now, but if you haven’t heard of it before you can find more details by clicking HERE During May … Continue reading

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Earth Live Lessons hosted by Lizzie Daly

Since the restrictions have begun Lizzie Daly has been hosting Earth Live lessons on her YouTube Channel Lizzie Daly Wildlife TV The lessons are on every day for 20 minutes and come from a wide range of scientists, filmmakers, and conservationists. … Continue reading

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Garden Wildlife- Part 5 Ladybirds

Very short blog today as I’ve been really busy with college work, but did manage to get out in the garden to take a couple of photos of ladybirds. There are 46 different Ladybird species in the UK. 27 of … Continue reading

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Garden wildlife – Part 2 Peacock butterfly

The temperature hit 13 degrees celsius afternoon and a few butterflies were out and about. Firstly, a Brimstone flew over the garden. Around 3pm a Comma butterfly fluttered around but didn’t settle, then in floated this Peacock butterfly, which settled … Continue reading

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Young Mammal Photographer of the Year

Really pleased to be announced as the winner of Young Mammal Photographer of the Year 2020 – In the 15 to 18 years category. Head judge, Brett Lewis, said “The buck is aware and its focus of attention is diverted … Continue reading

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Late afternoon Barn owls

Each afternoon around 5pm, just as the light is fading a Barn owl appears over the wildflower meadow. A barn owl’s Latin name is Tyto alba literally means White owl, but in folklore it has many different names Banshee, Billy … Continue reading

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Review of wildlife hide – Stealth Gear Two Man Photography Chair Hide

A few years ago, at Birdfair, I bought a wildlife hide to mainly use in my local woods. The Stealth Gear Two Man Photography Chair Hide (around £130) has got a large front viewing window but also 2 smaller windows … Continue reading

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Slavonian grebe

At the beginning of December a Slavonian Grebe turned up at Farmoor reservoir. Due to other commitments and Christmas the first chance I got to visit was yesterday. As often at Farmoor, the wind was wiping across the causeway, so … Continue reading

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