Another local selection

Another local selection of species has been added to the wildlife gallery today. The Wild Boar was photographed using a very wide angle lens and a remote trigger, and shows the boar resting after a session of rooting the forest floor. The Lesser Swallow Prominent was photographed in warmer times earlier this year, as was the Wood White butterfly seen here on a bluebell. All photographs were taken close to home in the Forest of Dean.

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Killer Bees, Tsessebe and Dwarf Mongoose

There are three more additions to the gallery today. The Common Tsessebe which is the fastest antelope in Africa, reaching speeds of over 90kmph. The Dwarf Mongoose is especially common in areas with large numbers of termite mounds as this is their preferred choice of place to sleep. This one ... Read more

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Gannets, Snakes and Hawfinches

Three more additions to the gallery today. This pair of Northern Gannets were photographed at a breeding colony on the German archipelago of Heligoland. The Banded Cat-eyed Snake was found whilst wandering with a torch on the coast of the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica, close to the Corcovado National ... Read more

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