Jo Angell – The Stonechat

The Stonechat by Jo Angell So for the month of February my calendar the photo shows off the beautiful Stonechat. The Stonechat - a striking little bird and similar in size to the Robin. The male being the most striking in colour with a rusty red breast, a darker blackish head and legs. The male [...]

My Top Tips

My Top Tips by Bob Brind-Surch, professional photographer and naturalist . http://www.naturesphotos.co.uk I am often asked for my top ten tips as a wildlife photographer and always mumble my way through a reply but recently when sitting on a bench with a workshop participant his question set me thinking harder. Those of you who have [...]

BBC , Animals with Cameras

New on on the BBC , Animals with Cameras. In this groundbreaking new series wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan joins forces with scientists to put cameras on animals. Together, they make extraordinary discoveries about the lives of some of the planet’s most fascinating species. New series starts on Thursday 1st February  at 8.00pm on BBC 1 [...]

Jo Angell – The Waxwing

The Waxwing by Jo Angell My first image takes pride of place and features in my calendar for the month of January. The waxwing, a starling sized bird with a prominent and distinctive crest with colourful markings. They travel over from Scandinavia in the winter and feast on the berries particularly rowan and hawthorn. Last [...]

British Mammal List

        N American Mink.   Mustela vison N Badger.   Meles meles - Meet the Model N Feral Cat.   Felis catus N Fox.   Vulpes vulpes - Meet the Model  N Otter.   Lutra lutra - Meet the Model  N Polecat.   Mustela putorius N Stoat.   Mustela erminea N  Weasel.   [...]

Meet the Model – Brian the Badger

Say hello to Brian the Badger (Meles Meles) Despite being rarely seen during daylight hours ,Badgers are easily recognisable and widespread on the British mainland. The low set animal has a solid frame , black and white striped face with grey body hair and a lighter underside.With an average weight of 15 kg the Badger has [...]