Sunday, June 15, 2014

bee and pyramidal orchids

seldom do flowers but a really good showing of both species on our local roundabout banks at the moment





Friday, June 13, 2014

Spoonbills nice light

taken yesterday evening when the light was superb








Turtle Dove

never expected to get any photos of this near lost species this year but a bit of luck when it came down on the track by my parked car




Sunday, June 08, 2014

Nightjars, Woodcock and mosquitoes

a pleasant forest evening -- cannot work out what the Woodcock is carrying -- it was roding at the same time so presumably opening its bill with this thing in it? it has been the worst year I have known for Nightjars not just numbers but activity levels with so little churring  possibly as there are fewer males to dispute territories