Saturday, 27 October 2012

A Selection of Birds Day at Bolivar Flats Texas

These shots were taken by Chris on 10th April 2012 during our trip to South Texas. A really great birding spot for spring migration, as is the whole of the Texas coast at this time of year. 

Royal Tern


Laughing Gull

Red Knot

Black-bellied Plover

Long-billied Curlew

Western Sandpiper

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

More Fungi

Here are four more photographs of British fungi that I've found during the last week or so.  More fungi photographs on my Flickr set

Sulphur Tuft (Hypholoma fasciculare)

Blackening Waxcap (Hygrocybe conica)

Turkey Tail Fungus (Trametes versicolor)

Common Cavalier (Melanoleuca polioleuca)

Thursday, 11 October 2012

Some Common British Fungi

I'm at last finding time to learn about British fungi.  Below are four common ones I've found recently.  More to follow as the autumn progresses. 

Honey Fungus (Armillaria mellea)

Blushing Bracket (Daedaleopsis confragosa)

Shaggy Inkcap (Coprinus comatus)

Southern Bracket (Ganoderma australe)

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Tricolored Herons, Texas

This set of Tricolored Heron photographs was taken from the boardwalk at South Padre Island in South Texas on 13th April 2012.  A really wonderful bird.