August Wildlife

by Christian Moss August. 26, 2014 7193 views

My first otter shots :^)

The Water Vole is Britain's fastest declining wild mammal and has disappeared from many parts of the country where it was once common. It is threatened by habitat loss, but has suffered particularly from predation by the introduced American Mink.

Common Buzzard from the New Forest Hampshire.

Southern Hawker - from Epping Forest

Brown Hawker - from Epping Forest

Migrant Hawker - from Epping Forest

Peregrine Falcon

A couple of adders from Essex, I've been working at a location where new homes are being built. So far over 100 adders have been moved to safety and away from the building work.

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Common Blue from Epping Forest

White Admiral from Epping Forest

Common Blue

Female Pheasant

Purple Hairstreak seen at Wanstead Park, not a great shot but I was happy just to use my macro lens as this little butterfly is usually seen at the top of oak trees.

Purple Emperor seen high in a tree at Connaught Water - Epping Forest

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Dany 6 years, 12 months ago

Bon ! et bien. moi là, je ne sais plus quoi dire et je reste sans voix.

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Abby 7 years, 1 month ago

Such a lovely set! #'s 6 & 13 are true beauties!!!

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Marilyn Grimble 7 years, 1 month ago

This has to be one of your best posts - unusual for August as most ducks ( I note their absence ) are in a state of eclipse.

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