Boletus in Stoneycliffe

Stoneycliffe Wood YWT nature reserve, 3.50 p.m., 52°F, 12ºC We’re getting misty mornings and still sunny afternoons as we’re under high pressure. With no breeze and no birdsong the woods are surprisingly quiet as I walk up Coxley Valley for a short sketching session. There’s a clatter of wood pigeon’s wings in the oaks above me. […]

Waterbirds and Fungi

I LOVE the 30x zoom on my new camera. There’s an element of luck in what the autofocus chooses to latch on to but you can take several shots and hopefully one will catch something. The 4600 pixel wide images give plenty of scope for cropping in to find some suitable composition, like this Greylag […]