Saturday, 28 June 2014


On a recent trip to photograph the Common Terns at Preston Dock I had a wander round and stumbled across a patch of set aside grassland which on further inspection contained 13 spikes of Bee Orchid.Returning in the afternoon with a 100mm macro lens and a 17-40mm wide angle lens I

found the best spike and took a few images.The photographs below are all of the same plant but with a different perspective.

Thursday, 26 June 2014


In late Arpil I saw a treecreeper nest building behind the bark of a tree about four feet of the ground,returning about three weeks later I saw the treecreeper carrying food to the nest.I set a small hide up in the  remote woodland and managed to capture a few decent images before leaving the birds in peace to continue their task of feeding the young.

Saturday, 14 June 2014

Oh Deer the Fells again.

The Longridge and Bowland Fells have been very productive for my camera this year and more visits have given me plenty of opportunities for photographs.The buck Roe Deer and Grouse were taken on Longridge Fell while the Redshank and Oyster Catcher were in the Bowland Fells.On my way home I called at a local Kestrel nest box for a quick photograph,this box fledged five young it must have been a tight squeeze,and finally the local Tawny Owl on guard with the nest nearby.

Thursday, 5 June 2014


Driving through the Trough of Bowland gives you plenty of opportunities to photograph birds on the many stone walls especially Wheatears and Wagtails.The last image was captured on a walk on one of the many fells and on returning to the car a Wagtail was attacking it`s own reflection in the mirror of my car.

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