Author Archives: fenguy

Reptile Refuge.

Reptiles like young grass snakes and small lizards need to find safe hiding places if they want to avoid being eaten by predators. But where would they hide? This small grass snake has found a hiding place in the bark … Continue reading

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Rothchild’s Sunflower.

‘Rothchild’s sunflower’ was originally planted to re-introduce Large Copper butterflies to the Woodwalton Fen nature reserve. Unfortunately Large Copper butterflies didn’t return but Bee’s and other insects are attracted to the large yellow flowers . The reserve was onced owned … Continue reading

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Trio Of Orchids.

There is a nature reserve in Cambridgeshire called Woodwalton Marsh. Basically it’s a small field next to the east coast mainline and is maintained by the local Wildlife Trust. Most people visit to to look for Grizzled Skipper butterflies but … Continue reading

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I Spied A Spider.

Summer is a good time for photographing spiders. Spiders aren’t too nervous so if you’re careful you should be able to get close enough to get some great closeup shots.  Below are photographs of some of the spiders found at Woodwalton Fen … Continue reading

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Chinese Project.

I have an ongoing project to photograph and film Chinese Water Deer. They’re not easy animals to photograph, they generally spend the day in a reedbed coming out to feed in the early evening just when the light is fading. … Continue reading

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Mink Menace.

I went to Woodwalton Fen nature reserve for an evening walk. Right by the entrance I came across this Mink. It didn’t run away straight away, we stood staring at each other for a while which gave me the chance to … Continue reading

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Went To A Coronation.

Had an afternoon out at Upwood meadows in Cambridgeshire. The meadows are one of sixty meadows across the country that have been designated as a ‘Coronation Meadow’. This is a project led by the Prince Of Wales that will take … Continue reading

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