Wind, waves and wetlands: images

A collection of images from my trip to Minsmere in Suffolk last weekend. For more on the trip, see Wind, waves and wetlands: sounds. Westleton Heath, Suffolk False Chanterelle Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca Looking across the reed-beds towards Sizewell B NP station Orange Sea Lichen Caloplaca marina Black-tailed Godwit Teal and Shovelers lifting from…

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The Natural History Museum – Tring

Pangolin In the 21st Century the hunting and collection of animal species from the wild for private collections is rightly abored and in many countries and cases a criminal offence. However the private collectors of a different time, driven by enquiry, collection and a different outlook on life, made significant…

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Wind, waves and wetlands: sounds

Saturday morning I jumped onto the tarmac ribbon that winds across Essex and on towards the Suffolk coast, a desire to breathe salty air and escape civilisation for an afternoon pushing me onward. After the two hour drive and  a quick exploration of Westerton Heath where a broken sun played…

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