Photographs


PHOTOGRAPHS: A library of photographs from my wildlife travels:

  • Species I have seen
  • Places I have been
  • Those that reflect certain habitat types

 

The main path has changed so much over the years

Higher Hyde Heath Nature Reserve : S2: Mixed Scrub
09-06-20

I can't resist a pefect foxglove!

Foxglove : Higher Hyde Heath Nature Reserve
09-06-20

The bottom pond does not get much light so not much sign of life

Higher Hyde Heath Nature Reserve : F2: Ponds
09-06-20

With no rain for weeks everywhere is parched

Sharford Bridge
08-06-20

Just a short but lovely bit of a woodland walk

Sharford Bridge
08-06-20

This a small but impressive area of classic oak/birch woodland habitat

Sharford Bridge : W2: Acid Woodland
08-06-20

Being damp near the river the meadow is still full of flowers

Sharford Bridge : G2: Neutral Grassland
08-06-20

Large areas of conifer plantation have been removed to allow heath to natural restore

Sharford Bridge
08-06-20

The woodland walk at Arne

Arne Nature Reserve : W1: Broad-leaf Woodland
06-06-20

A background of water through the trees

Arne Nature Reserve
06-06-20

The foxgloves are at their best now

Foxglove : Arne Nature Reserve
06-06-20

Remnants of the old farm are still visible

Sunnyside Farm
31-07-19

The scrape is a new feature and is beginning to be used by birds in winter

Sunnyside Farm
31-07-19

A mixed group of horses graze the fields as well as nearby Stoborough Heath

Sunnyside Farm
31-07-19

The grazing meadows are yellow with wild flowers in mid summer

Sunnyside Farm
31-07-19

My records include those from the old tramway from the car park to the first gate

Sunnyside Farm
31-07-19

Leave the tramway when you see this sign to get to the viewing screen over the new scrape

Sunnyside Farm
31-07-19

The bluebells in spring are undoubtedly its highlight

Bere Wood
06-05-19

Some more bluebells because you cannot have too many!

Bere Wood
06-05-19

In spring there is a wonderful display of gorse

Gorse : Slepe Heath
14-04-17

Mixed scrub and heath is valued by small birds

Arne Nature Reserve
02-07-16

In addition to interesting wildlife Arne also has many lovely views

Arne Nature Reserve
02-07-16

Portland can be seen to the west

Osmington Mills
03-05-16

The view along the coast the the west

Osmington Mills
03-05-16

The view along the coast to White  Nothe in the east

Osmington Mills
03-05-16

The cliffs are quite sandy here

Osmington Mills
03-05-16

The coastal path crosses a couple of streams that run down to the sea

Osmington Mills
03-05-16

There are small stretches of woodland habitat along the way

Osmington Mills
03-05-16

Some World War II defences still remain after all these years

Osmington Mills
03-05-16

The meadow by the river is part of the Corfe Meadows SSSI (a separate site featured on this website)

Sharford Bridge
08-06-15

The tidal saltmarsh at Shipstal is an area favoured by wintering birds and sika deer

Arne Nature Reserve
04-06-15

Mixed woodland near Wool

Cole Wood : W3: Mixed Woodland
18-03-14

Thinning of the conifers is slowly taking place during winter months

Cole Wood
18-03-14

The paths through the wood would not suit less abled people

Cole Wood
18-03-14

Farmland borders the wood to the north

Cole Wood
18-03-14

It can get a bit muddy in places in winter

Cole Wood
18-03-14

Some areas can get quite wet in winter

Cole Wood
18-03-14

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Cole Wood
18-03-14

Woodstreet Farm lies to the south

Cole Wood
18-03-14

Bestwall Marsh is reclaimed farmland but does attract wildfowl and geese in winter

Bestwall Marsh and Swineham
13-10-13