Category Archives: Nature photography

Raindrops and Ringlets

Not deterred by the unsettled weather at the end of June, I planned to start the new month with a walk using footpaths around the village of West Bretton avoiding the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, which remained closed due to the … Continue reading

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Burying beetle in the moth trap

I’ve been running a moth trap since mid-April after I received one for my birthday and I’ve had some success catching a variety of species of moth which I will probably show at one of the indoor meetings. As well … Continue reading

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Peregrine – sparrowhawk size comparison

Colin sent in these images of the peregrine specimen alongside a mounted specimen of a male sparrowhawk for size comparison. Our peregrine is a juvenile female of course and in all birds of prey, the female is substantially larger than … Continue reading

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Peregrine watching in Wakefield

I went into Wakefield to check on the peregrines this morning. I planned to go in early to catch them feeding but I waited for the mist to clear and I got there at about 8:30. I found two peregrines on … Continue reading

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Winter arrives at Walton

Yesterday’s fabulous haw frost conditions continued today but this time with a sunrise, albeit a brief one, and Heather managed 5 minutes at Walton Hall with her camera before heading into work. Here is a really nice shot of a … Continue reading

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Great Northern Diver at Pugneys

Got a call last night to say there was a great northern diver (common loon for the USA visitors) on Cawood’s Pool at Pugneys Country Park and it had still been there at dusk. So, I set off early this … Continue reading

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