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Toad From The Leaf Pile

This little one gave me quite a start as I was sweeping up some fallen leaves in the back garden this afternoon. It must have been hiding under a pile when I disturbed it with my dustpan and brush, and it suddenly emerged and hopped across the patio. 21 more words

Nature Photography

Mouldy Old Day

On my way to open up the hides this morning I found another slime mould on a log near the Woodland hide. More regular readers will perhaps know I am rather fond of these bizarre organisms. 218 more words


Award Winning Photo.

  I was lucky enough to win first prize in the Daily Mail’s wildlife photographer of the year award(reptile and amphibian category). The winning photo below was taken at Woodwalton Fen in Cambridgeshire.

Nature Reserve

21st March 2017

Common Toads, rejoicing under the Latin name Bufo Bufo, seldom appear in our garden nowadays but in Monyash (White Peak) they have notices up asking people to take care not to drive over the many… 126 more words

Local Wildlife

Against The Odds - I’m Struggling

An ideal subject for this weeks challenge would be the Kingfisher I captured some weeks back and featured in It’s A Kind Of Magic. But I don’t want to show you that, instead I’m going to show you, nothing. 370 more words