Crazy orange slime mould, found on woodchip in a forest in West Wales.
Wentletrap shell (Epitonium clathrus) - Wentletrap is the Dutch word for spiral staircase. Found on Poppet Sands, Cardigan, 20th January 2013.
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Bramble leaf (Rubus sp.) in the snow, on a mossy back ground. Seen at Cwm Rheidol today.
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Grumpy Shore Crab (Carcinus maenas) from the ruins of Aberystwyth’s Victorian Swimming Pool. Found on the 8th March 2012.
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A very young Palmate Newt (Lissotriton helveticus), found on 14th March 2012 during a pond dip at Coed Phoenix Nature Reserve in Bronant, West Wales. My favourite newt.
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I was hoping to see this butterfly for the first time whilst in Central Finland in August 2012, and it landed on my hair! It’s a Camberwell Beauty (Nymphalis antiopa), very rare in the UK, but more common in Finland.
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The citron yellow gorse flowers (Ulex europaeus) stood out vividly against the drabs of Aberystwyth today. Found on Nanny Goat’s Walk.
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Kew Gardens rainbow. Taken on the 21st March 2012.
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These beautiful dancing marine worms were found in Falmouth’s wonderful Aquarium.
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Bubblicious. Foam on Ynyslas beach.
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Based in Aberystwyth, West Wales, and roaming whenever I get the chance. Blogging nature - beautiful or strange. All photos are my own: taken on a Samsung Galaxy phone.
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