Tag Archives: British Fauna

Sunday Picture Post: By the Coast

Put on your hikers, pack your lunch, and don’t forget plenty of water. We’re gonna go walking the coastal route. We start at the Ravine, North Lowestoft, which takes us down the cliff, to the sea. Foot traffic crosses above … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Out of Town

Still confined to places reached by foot… yet the sun is bringing out the flowers and the bees… A tiny, tiny flower, often lost to sight by bigger flowers overhanging Meadow Brown butterfly where it ought to be… in a … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Oxlips and Bishies

Oxlips, the epitome of an Easter Weekend In Norfolk the Ladybird is better known as Bishy Barny Bee. The origin of the name remains disputed. Does it come from Bishop of St Barnabus (though where is this St Barnabus church?) … Continue reading

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She Does Not Weave

She does not weave and neither does she spin… or in more modern words, she doesn’t wear makeup and fancy clothes. Yet her beauty is undeniable. Natural Beauty: one of the titles in #2019picoftheweek challenge. For details see MariaAntonia

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Sunday Picture Post: Reflections on a Woodland Walk

I interrupt the Fungi Fest, for this week only, to bring you this… cos it was amazing. I went in search of pine trees, for their specific fungi. But the woodland is mixed with deciduous. And on this one DRY … Continue reading

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Waterproof Waders

And the title I’ve chosen this week for the #2019picoftheweek challenge is… FEET I swear the swans at Whitlingham enjoy having their photos taken. This one patiently posed. But he didn’t realise I was after his feet. For details of … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: An Uncommon Visitor to Town

Time was, the wheatear was commonly seen, at the least around the rural villages. But I hadn’t seen one for… a very long while. So I was somewhat surprised to see this one, perched on Breydon wall, a spit’s distance … Continue reading

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Monstrous Dragons

Is it the Common Darter or the Ruddy? I’m not sure which, though with where I found it I favour the latter. And I’m going for the title Macro on this; this is as close as I can get without … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Winging It

From dragons… to damsels… to butterflies that strike arrogant poses… and those that try to hide… We walked from Oulton Village (north Lowestoft) via Flixton Marshes, Somerleyton, Ashby and Lound to Hopton. So many butterflies, so many great shots, it … Continue reading

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And the Sun Bore Down

A walk beside Flixton Marshes in Suffolk, the butterflies danced around us like demented fairies, the flowers unveiled their faces… and the sun bore down on us. #2019picoftheweek challenge: Sunshine For details of #2019picoftheweek challenge see MariaAntonia

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