Summer? What summer? No, that’s not a reflection on the weather, even though it’s blowing a northerly gale as I write this. It’s just that, for a great many creatures, there’s no such thing as ‘summer’ ….the year segues seamlessly from spring to autumn. And yes, I do know that it’s not even the summer […]Summer? What Summer? – Muir of Dinnet NNR — Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve
Set # 63 Tufted Titmouse The tufted titmouse gathers food from the ground and from tree branches. It eats berries, nuts, insects, small fruit, snails, and seeds. Caterpillars constitute a major part of its diet during the summer. Titmice will stash food for later use. The titmouse can demonstrate curiosity regarding humans, and will sometimes […]Photography of Birds – Set # 63 — H.J. Ruiz – Avian101
MEET THE MODEL – STAN THE STOAT by Graham Stewart Stan the Stoat aka Mustela erminea Until recently I have only ever caught occasional, brief glimpses of stoats, never enough of one to actually catch it on camera. However, of late I have been lucky enough to see many more. I cant be sure […]
This little fuzzball is just learning to fly and hence spent a bit of time on the ground this day.
Fox on the walk, suddenly it catches the mark of something or someone. Maybe the fox think that photographers stink.?
I was walking along, my gaze in the treetops as usual, looking and listening for birds. I heard a frantic scurrying on the path ahead of me, and was just in time to see a lace monitor lizard scramble onto a tree. The lizard hid for a while at the base of the tree, observing […]
Blue legs and sunshine on an early spring day. An American Avocet foraging in the shallow waters with cattails still brown from the summer before.
You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. One of the species that I see often on my morning walks is the Black-tailed Gnatcatcher. These minute birds (two could easily sit side by side in the palm of my hand) are busy early-morning foragers in desert […]