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Moorhens fighting

Moorhens fighting – all is not as it seems.

Moorhen fights These two moorhens Gallinula chloropus are fighting over a mate, but it is more likely to be two ...
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Racing Stripe Flatworm on colourful coral

Racing stripe flatworm

Racing stripe flatworm swims over Discosoma coral Location & date Chocolate Island, Malapascua, Philippines. 16th November 2014 Subject The racing ...
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Biodiversity of coral reefs in one picture

Biodiversity of coral reefs

Coral reef scene in the Red Sea Location & date Emperor divers house reef at Palace and Sahara Sands Hotels, Marsa ...
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Fluorescent polyps of reef building coral

Fluorescent coral polyps

Image under ultraviolet showing fluorescent coral polyps Location & date Wadi Lahami, Red Sea, Egypt: 23rd June 2014 Subject Corals of ...
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View from the Old Man of Storr in Skye

Skye Landscape – Old man of Storr

View from the Old Man of Storr Location & date Isle of Skye, UK: 17th January 2014 Subject The Isle ...
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Double-spined urchin

Double-spined or banded sea urchin

The double-spined or banded sea-urchin Echinothrix calamaris   Location & date Malapascua, Philippines: 14th November 2014 Subject A close-up of ...
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A shoal of lyretail anthias in the Red Sea

Why do fish shoal

As an experienced SCUBA diver I come across shoals of fish on virtually every dive, from tiny damselfish to schools ...
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The moon through the trees in North Devon

Moon in waxing gibbous phase through the trees

The moon through the trees   Location & date North Devon: 30th December 2014 Subject The moon in the waxing ...
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Two guillemots standing out from the crowd

Killing two birds with one stone

...And other inappropriate metaphors. How about some modern alternatives? Killing two birds with one stone I often find myself using ...
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Soft coral with fish shoal in the background, Calanggaman

Coral reef scene in the Philippines

Soft coral reef scene with shoal of fish in the background   Location & date Malapascua, Philippines: 19th November 2014 ...
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Water droplets on a snowdrop

Water droplets on a snowdrop

A snowdrop in North Devon, covered in water droplets Location & date North Devon, UK: 9th January 2013 Subject The ...
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A sense of calm - spinner dolphins in the Red Sea

Pod of spinner dolphins

Spinner Dolphins Stenella longirostris in the Red Sea   Location & date Fury Shoals, Egypt: 26th June 2014 Subject Spinner ...
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Where life begins on coral reefs - {Favia favus}

Favia favus – Head coral

Head coral Favia favus under super macro Location & date Malapascua, Philippines: 17th November 2014 Subject Favia favus is a ...
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Grey wagtail on the river Usk with reflections on the water.

New Welsh wildlife gallery

Welsh wildlife photography gallery I have recently moved to the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales. I will be ...
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Gannets at Bempton Cliffs

I was lucky enough to visit Bempton Cliffs in Yorkshire recently. Apparently the highest coastal cliffs in England, they are ...
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Little Egret visits my garden

Little Egret - an Unusual Visitor This photograph was taken from my kitchen window. It's a little egret -  Egretta ...
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Pixie Hawkfish

  Pixie Hawkfish photo factsheet: Commonly found amongst hard corals on the reef, the Pixy Hawkfish is very photogenic and ...
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Sudan Fish Portraits

A selection of fish portraits from Sudan     A few closeups of fish from my recent trip to Sudan ...
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OK, so no great photos here, but as this was my first meaningful 'swimming with dolphins' experience, having been diving ...
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Pair of Longnose Hawkfish

Longnose Hawkfish in Sudan

This is the first post about my recent trip to Sudan. I saw this pair of Longnose Hawkfish - Oxycirrhites typus amongst ...
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Mimic Octopus in Shooting Wildlife Exhibition

Some of my photographs were recently selected to appear in the World Land Trust gallery exhibition - Shooting Wildlife This includes ...
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