Category Archives: Nature Reserve

BWPA – Highly Commended.

I was lucky enough to have one of my photographs highly commened in this year’s BWPA (British Wildlife Photography awards). I went to the award ceremony and book launch at the Mall Galleries in London where my photo was on … Continue reading

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After The Rain.

After a few days of rain it was good to get out in the fresh air again. The wind had dropped and the sun was out so I though it might be a good day for some macro photography. There … Continue reading

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Outfoxed The Fox.

  I’ve always had a problem getting any decent photo’s of a Fox. The wiley Fox with it’s great eyesight and sense of hearing always seems to be one step ahead of me. That is until recently when I  visited … Continue reading

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Late Summer Nectar Source.

Towards the end of summer insects may be finding it hard to find a source of nectar but at the Woodwalton Fen nature reserve there is a late flowering plant that will provide a good source of nectar,  Broad-leaved Ragwort. … Continue reading

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Streaks Ahead.

There are a group of butterflies in the UK called Hairstreaks. Here in Cambridgeshire  I’m lucky enough to live within a few miles of four Hairstreak species; Black-letter Hairstreak, Purple Hairstreak, White-letter Hairstreak and Green Hairstreak. Black-letter, Purple, White-letter and … Continue reading

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A Staggering Find.

On a recent late afternoon walk around the Woodwalton Fen nature reserve I noticed a huge black beetle on the top of a fence post. It was at the right height to get some photos of this impressive beetle. A … Continue reading

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Annual Orchid Hunt.

It’s the time of year when I  visit local nature reserves on the hunt for orhids. It ‘s been another good year for orchids particularly at Woodwalton Marsh. Pyramidal Orchid I found the usual Pyramid and Common Spotted orchids Common … Continue reading

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