Category: Nature Photography

  • Rothschild’s Giraffe

    Rothschild’s Giraffe

    Here we have 3 examples of a Rothschild’s Giraffe, one of the nine subspecies of Giraffe; known as Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi in some circles. These majestic creatures were named after Walter Rothschild, the slightly maverick zoologist (by today’s standards, at least) who once own a zebra-drawn carriage that he used to drive to Buckingham Palace…

  • Green and Pointy

    Green and Pointy

    Here’s a very green and pointy thing…

  • Crane in the Rain

    Crane in the Rain

    Here’s a red crowned crane, standing in the rain.

  • Birditude


    This pigeon was definitely not afraid of me. If anything it was the other way around!

  • Red Faced

    Red Faced

    So, what was the answer to yesterday’s little quiz? Let’s find out… Red pandas are not related to Pandas (the black and white kind) at all. Rather, red pandas share more in common with raccoons, skunks, and weasels.

  • The Red Panda Portrait

    The Red Panda Portrait

    This rather serious looking character is a red panda, Do you know which animals this creature is considered to be closely related to? Put your guesses in the comments below. I will provide the answer tomorrow.

  • Unknown Gull

    Unknown Gull

    Does anyone recognise this bird? Ok, perhaps not this exact bird, but its species… Update – July 8th: this bird has been positively identified as a Grey Gull.

  • The Colour Poppy

    The Colour Poppy

    Here’s an alternative version of yesterday’s poppy image, taken at the same (though from a slightly different angle) and this time in full colour.

  • The Monochrome Poppy

    The Monochrome Poppy

    Here’s a close up of a large poppy. I’m always amazed at how intricate the heart of a poppy is.