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Monthly Archives: September 2013

A drive through The Strines, near Sheffield today produced this stunning male red grouse standing on top of a dry stone wall. As I rounded a bend there he was and for a moment we eyed each other up like a couple of western gunslingers wondering who would make the first move. I reversed the […]

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The nights are drawing in and the days are getting shorter, but the late summer sun is really at its best just now, especially when it falls on a stunning vista like this. This is Curbar Edge in Derbyshire with late summer light bathing the purple flowering heather moorland and kissing the edges of the […]

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A few static shots of a common pipistrelle bat (Pipistrellus pipistrellus). I would like to try some flight shots but don’t have a working IR trigger which I reckon would be required for such a small and active mammal.¬†Many years ago, in the days of film, I tried photographing bats in flight with an home […]

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