Category Archives: Animals

Photographs showing animals, birds, fish, insects etc either living or dead

Magpie conversation

Magpie conversation

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Two magpies hunting for insects I suppose. The one to the left may be learning from the one to the right – or just looking for the right moment to snatch a catch.

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Perching cormorants

Perching cormorants

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Perching cormorants by the river a dull, damp autumn day. I’m not sure what the one in the middle is doing. It held this position for over a minute.

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An ant and her shadow

An ant and her shadow

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An ant and her shadow on a fallen birch trunk in the woods of Annedal.

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Hare

Hare

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A watchful hare in the churchyard of Lundby gamla kyrka.

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Not amused

We are not amused

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This pug was travelling on the ferry down the river to Klippan. For some reason I was reminded of the phrase associated with the late Queen Victoria: “We are not amused”.

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Fly by bus

Fly by bus

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This big fly – larger than my thumbnail – was resting by the window of the bus next to my seat. It didn’t seem to mind me pointing a massive camera at it for this macro shot. I’m not used to flies with this banded colouring – in my imagination all flies are black, except the big blue bottles and green bottles Swedes call spyflugor (vomit flies). I know there are other colours, but this one seems to be imitating a wasp and I’ve never noticed that before in a fly so large.
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Jack Sparrow

Sparrow

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Jack Sparrow taking an interest in my fika in the sunshine at Villa Bellparc on Saturday. Sparrows may be flying vermin – or small pirates – but this one takes a nice photo. Sparrows – so Wikipedia tells me – don’t have a generic nickname though the Tudor poet John Skelton wrote a poem about Phillip Sparrow. Still, I choose to call this one Jack.

(By the way, a fika is both a coffee break and “something to eat with a cup of coffee”.)
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