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 Park. Finally the Hawfinch was photographed much closer to home, here in the Forest of Dean.

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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 ... Read more

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Storks, Dippers and Long-eared Owls

Today's updates to the gallery: First up is juvenile White-throated Dipper, not long fledged from its nest in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. Another recent introduction to the world is the juvenile Long-eared Owl, hatched from the Cambridgeshire Fens. Finally an adult White Stork seen in flight over agricultural land ... Read more