Category: Paul’s Blog

  • July 2022

    July 2022

    During July I took my camera out with me a few times and also into our garden. I had trips to Denso Marston Nature Reserve, Ben Rhydding Gravel Pits, and Shipley Glen (no Purple Hairstreak spotted). As usual you can click on an image to see it within its own gallery. I could look back […]

  • June 2022 Photos

    June 2022 Photos

    Here’s a few photos from June 2022 taken in:- Our Garden St Ives Estate, Bingley and Ben Rhydding Gravel Pits Nature Reserve There’s no story for any of them but as usual click on an image to see it in better quality in the gallery.

  • Our Garden & Fairburn Ings

    Our Garden & Fairburn Ings

    A few recent photos. Click on an image to see it in its gallery. I keep taking my camera out into the garden when I spot things. I think this time it was Orange Tip butterflies that caught my attention. I reckon that their wings act like solar panels. With the sun on them they […]

  • Mid May on Baildon Moor and in our garden

    Mid May on Baildon Moor and in our garden

    I have been neglecting my photography outings but with the nice weather I decided to go for a wonder on Baildon Moor on Saturday. Being retired I sometimes think I should leave Baildon Moor at the weekend to those that work and limit my visits to during the week. I’ll save it until near to […]

  • Holly Blue in May

    Holly Blue in May

    At this time of year, when the sun is on the back garden I often see Holly Blue butterflies flitting up and over the Hawthorn hedge. Sometimes they fly close to the bushes and then seem to disappear. Yesterday I watched two of them fluttering around each other and then saw where one settled.

  • The end of March and the wildlife of April

    The end of March and the wildlife of April

    Here’s a few photos from the last couple of months with trips to Ben Rhydding Gravel Pits, the pond at High Royds, the Leeds Liverpool Canal and Yeadon Tarn. Please click on an image to see it better quality in its gallery. At the end of March we had a quick fall of snow that […]