Dappled Sunlight on Berries Mere Sands Wood macro monday

MONDAY is MACRO DAY: WEEK 7: Dappled Sunlight

Dappled Sunlight in a Magical Wood. Mere Sands Wood Nature Reserve is  a small wood of about 100 acres in West Lancashire. The reserve comprises lakes, mature broadleaved and conifer woodland, sandy, wet meadows and heaths. It’s  described on Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s  website as A wildlife-rich haven in the heart Read more…

Painted Lady Butterfly Monday macro

MONDAY is MACRO DAY: WEEK 5: Painted Ladies

This week we had a visit from a Painted Lady…. …..No! Not that kind of Painted Lady; this is Monday Macro after all!   The Painted Lady is a long-distance migrant, which causes the most spectacular butterfly migrations observed in Britain and Ireland. Each year, it spreads northwards from the Read more…

white butterflies UK Large White Butterfly macro mondays garden sky

MONDAY is MACRO DAY: WEEK 3: White Butterflies

MONDAY MACROS: Large White and Green-veined White Butterflies. My Monday Macro series continues with a couple of shots of white butterflies taken yesterday in the garden. I think there is a Zen-like quality to time spent watching these elegant creatures flitting from flower to flower in search of nectar. (The Read more…

Blue-Tailed Damselfly Monday macro Brockholes

MONDAY is MACRO DAY: WEEK 2: Damselflies

MONDAY MACROS: Blue-Tailed Damselflies. My Monday Macro series continues with a few shots of Blue-Tailed Damselflies taken last week on a visit to Brockholes Nature Reserve. I love watching these little creatures; they’re so delicate and brightly coloured. There are about the size of one of those sewing needles that Read more…

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