Category Archives: Insect

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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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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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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Bad Hair Day.

It’s the time of year when caterpillars are around, like this Garden Tiger moth caterpillar below. They can make great photographic subjects as you can get close to them. I was lucky when I found this one as a fly … Continue reading

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Spit And Flower.

Question: What word goes in front of spit and flower?                                                   Answer: Cuckoo. Below are a couple of photo’s of cuckoo spit and a cuckoo flower. Cuckoo Spit Of course cuckoo spit isn’t actually spit from a cuckoo. It’s a … Continue reading

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