Dappled Does – A pair of deer stand in the dappled light beneath two trees. (A digital artwork by AnnMarie).
A Red Deer Stag (Cervus elaphus), well-dressed in vegetation, observes his surroundings and domain. An artwork by AnnMarie Jones.
A wolf lying in grassland, alertly watches something in the distance. Prey perhaps? Or maybe this season’s pups are playing at the edge of the pack ..
A wild billy goat stands on rocks high in the Rhinogs and proclaims his domain, as the day comes to a close.
A Common Frog (Rana Temporia) amongst the undergrowth on a sunny autumn morning. We spotted this generously sized frog in moss & old timber, close to a hedgerow base .
A Pellucid Hoverfly (Volucella pellucens), also known as the Great Pied Hoverfly, feeding here on a Devil’s Bit Scabious flower. These large hoverflies (30mm wingspan) can be seen near wooded clearings & hedgerows. They are rather fond of bramble blossom.
Sibling Rivalry Conflict – Two young sparrows aggressively state their dominance. Yesterday’s feeding time turned sour!
Sparrow Family Dinner – A pair of young sparrows wait to be fed by their parent.
Balance King Framed – A male Common Blue butterfly (Polyommatus icarus) balances on the stem of a rush.
Dragonfly exuvia – the moulted exoskeleton left behind when the aquatic Naiad emerges to fly as a Dragon (fly).
A Wild Rabbit stands tall looking & listening for danger.
Tips – Introduction Here are a few tips for anyone setting out to enjoy spotting wildlife and perhaps hoping to take a few photographs too. It is not intended as an exhaustive guide, just something to set you off on a helpful track. Oh, and there’s an amusing yet illustrative anecdote that I’ve included. The […]