Did you know owls eat their prey whole and then cough up the bits of bone and fur as pellets? Hope you aren't eating your breakfast! It's just one of the slightly gory but interesting facts we discovered while following the Halloween trail at the RSPB's Strumpshaw Fen Reserve. Freya was hooked before we even … Continue reading Half-term Halloween Fun At Strumpshaw Fen In Norfolk.
If this is the last butterfly I get to photograph this year, I don't think I'll be too disappointed. The comma, with its jagged wings and wonderful orange colouring, is one of my favourites. Also, I got to see a swallowtail for the first time in May so any butterfly beyond that was just a bonus. … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – September 16th, 2018.
"Oh, you've just missed one," has been a familiar sentence for the last two years. It seems I was always in the right place but at the wrong time to see a swallowtail butterfly - until this week. Mark had Monday off and we went to Strumpshaw Fen where there had been reports of a … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – May 27th, 2018.
A rather predictable My Sunday Photo this week but who can resist bluebells? Certainly not me. We were supposed to take a family trip to Strumpshaw Fen to see them yesterday but it was raining and neither Freya nor my parents wanted to tramp about in the wet so just Mark and I went for … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – April 29th, 2018.