Sunday, October 01, 2006

Cornwall

Just got back from a week in Cornwall. Here is an assortment of landscapes, flowers, insects and duff bird photos. More notes to be added later...


Cot Valley


Maritime heath, Porthgwarra



View from Nanquidno





'Ciao!' said the Choughs. Two seen at Nanquidno, then Cot (where these record shots were taken)



Stonechat, Nanquidno


'Fall' of Meadow Pipits after torrential rain at Beachside

Butterflies:
Comma, Polgigga

Red Admiral, Polgigga

(click on this one for extra detail)


The ubiquitous Clouded Yellow - dozens seen during the week (this one at Nanquidno)

Speckled Wood, Polgigga

Flowers on set-aside at Nanjizal:
Corn Cockle

Cornflower

Poppy

The Firecrest tree, Cot Valley

Wryneck record shot, Porthgwarra


Juvenile Herring Gull

Adult Herring Gull


The ubiquitous Buzzard

Longhorn cow having a scratch, Nanquidno

digiscoped photos taken with Nikon Coolpix 995 + Leica Apo Televid 77 with 20x fixed or 20-60x zoom eyepieces