Category Archives: The Great Fen

Signs Of Spring.

The day’s are starting to get longer and the sun is getting warmer, things are starting to stir at the Woodwalton Fen nature reserve. Plants and blossom are starting to appear. Blossom and bee’s are startimg to appear Spring can … Continue reading

Posted in Mammal, Nature Reserve, Photograph, Reptiles And Amphibians, The Great Fen, Wildflower | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Deer, Deer.

Over the space of a couple of days I had a close encounter with two species of deer. My first was with a male Muntjac deer in woods near my home. I was standing quietly amoungst the trees when a … Continue reading

Posted in Mammal, Nature Reserve, Photograph, The Great Fen | Tagged | Leave a comment

Bit Of Luck With A Bittern.

From the sightings board at the entrance to my local nature reserve I’ve noticed a Bittern had regularly been seen from one of the hides. The sightings board at the entrance to Woodwalton Fen I’ve visited the reserve a few … Continue reading

Posted in Bird, Nature Reserve, Photograph, The Great Fen | Tagged | Leave a comment

Glorious Sunsets.

On the west side of my local nature reserve there is a small bank. It’s a great place to observe wildlife particulary Barn Owls, Chinese Water Deer and in the winter Short Eared Owls. Being located on the west side … Continue reading

Posted in Landscape, Nature Reserve, Photograph, The Great Fen | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Insect, Nature Reserve, Reptiles And Amphibians, The Great Fen | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Bird, Landscape, Nature Reserve, Photograph, The Great Fen | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Nature Reserve, Reptiles And Amphibians, The Great Fen | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment