Tag Archives: Dorset wildlife

Unlikely saviours

Some days are harder than others when it comes to wildlife photography – and it’s not much fun when your carefully planned day has produced nothing.  It happened to me very recently.  I was a definite grump, until my spirits were raised by a … Continue reading

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Distant raptors

I headed back to my tried and trusted Poole Harbour haunt at the weekend.  Not for Deer though.  This time I was after avian subjects – Harriers.  Of course, if the opportunity arose for deer I was always going to … Continue reading

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Sitting with Sika and crawling over gorse

I won’t beat around the bush or sit on the fence.  I’ll just say it – I don’t get a kick out of visiting the ‘top wildlife sites in the guide books’.  Loads of people do of course, and I … Continue reading

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Ouch! That’s gotta hurt!

The warmth of the sun drew me out of the office this week, and I spent a couple of lunchtimes walking around Upton Heath on the hunt for newly emerged reptiles.  Monday was still a bit chilly to be honest and it … Continue reading

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The starlings stake their claim

It’s been the coldest few days so far this autumn (or should that be winter now?) with temperatures down to well below freezing recently  (-4.9C!).  So why is there interest in the nestbox? What have I seen, and heard in … Continue reading

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It’s been a while..

How time flies!  It’s been hovering around at the back of my mind to get around to doing a blog post, but I never seem to get the time.  I now realise that it’s been well over a month since … Continue reading

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Early starts…

It was my birthday last week, and amongst the great gifts that I recieved including a Superman T shirt (thankfully, not the tights and pants!) – I was also presented with a Nike+ running system.. Little did I know at the time, … Continue reading

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