Author Archives: fenguy

Get Out On A Showery Day.

Now that Autumn has arrived we will see more rainy days but that shouldn’t put you off going out with your camera. A showery day with some sun can be ideal for getting some great photographs. Attach a macro lens … Continue reading

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Packed For Pagham Harbour.

I visited the south coast for a long weekend to visit family. My dad had always wanted to visit the Pagham Harbour RSPB nature reserve near Chichester in West Sussex, so we decided to spend a day a Pagham. We … Continue reading

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A Rave Review For Raveley Wood.

I visited the Raveley Wood nature reserve recently. It’s only a small piece of woodland about 5.3 hectares in size. It’s a nature reserve that I drive past many times but don’t often stop to visit. It’s a bit out … Continue reading

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Wood Is Good.

Some wildlife species are drawn to wooden fence posts and gates. But why? It’s all to do with the sun and heat. During the day the sun heats up the wood which retains the heat in the late afternoon and … Continue reading

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Kingfisher And Copper.

I visited my local nature reserve with the intention of getting some timelapse video footage from one of the hides. View from the Rothchilds Mere hide. I set up my camera to take a shot every 6 seconds for 40 … Continue reading

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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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