Butterflies and Dragons

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Butterflies and Dragons


Recent additions to the photography galleries.

Flapshell Turtles and Bush Squirrels

These two photos have been added to the gallery. The pair of Flapshell Turtles were photographed in Sri Lanka. Their name is derived from flaps of skin that cover their…

Nighthawks, Wildcats and Bush Snakes

A couple of new additions to the gallery this evening. First up is a Spotted Bush Snake. This was spotted moving amongst us whilst enjoying a drink, waiting for sunset…

Nightjars, starlings and flycatchers

A few new additions to the gallery today. First up is the Greater Blue-eared Starling. This particular one was photographed in Skukuza rest camp in the Kruger National Park where…

Katydids and Walking Sticks

I’m always particularly interested in creatures that employ camouflage as their primary means of defence against predation. Leaf-mimic Katydids and Stick Insects are masters of camouflage. Katydid nymphs often look…

Tropical invertebrates

Sometimes it’s possible to add new species to the species list without even leaving the house. On this occasion it wasn’t a new moth discovered in the bathroom or a…

Fritillaries and Wood Whites

Whilst I’ve spent almost every night of the last 3 weeks working with the European Nightjars which have recently arrived and are in the process of selecting territories and finding…

Kudus, Eagles, and Fritillaries

Another three photographs have been added to the gallery. The most recently taken photo is the pair of mating Pearl-bordered Fritillary in Gloucestershire, which will still be on the wing…

A mixture of mustelids

A mixture of mustelids has been added to the gallery today. First up is an Otter photographed in the daytime on the Norfolk – Cambridgeshire border. Next is the UK’s…

Minotaurs, Spiders and Otters

The gallery has been updated with another three images. The Minotaur Beetle was photographed at home in the Forest of Dean. The European Otter was in Norfolk whilst the Giant…

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