Hawk-moths, Hornbills & Hunting Dogs

All the H’s have been added to the gallery today, but across three different continents. Firstly, the Pied Malabar Hornbill which was photographed at the northern end of Sri Lanka in the Wilpattu National Park. Next is the African Hunting Dog (Painted Wolf, African Wild Dog, etc) photographed in South Africa (more on that experience here), and finally, the always stunning Elephant Hawk-moth. This final image was actually taken in my garden in the Forest of Dean, so not much distance to travel for that one!

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Heath Fritillaries and Kangaroo Lizards

It was a scorcher of a day yesterday, and I spent it trying to locate and photograph two of our rarest butterflies - the Heath Fritillary on Exmoor and the High Brown Fritillary on Dartmoor. Both species were found in abundance, but the heat meant that neither species was prepared ... Read more

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Bateleurs, Red Squirrels and Starlings

Another three images have been added to the gallery. The characterful Red Squirrel was photographed at the northern end of the Cairngorms in Scotland. The Red-winged Starling was within the Olifants Rest Camp overlooking the spectacular Olifants River, while the Bateleur was photographed during a dash back to Skukuza to ... Read more