Spring Blossom (with an Extreme Rarity!)

Since graduating from university in July, I've had a great few weeks travelling in the UK and taking a little break from photography/filming and appreciating nature without the distraction.  A lot has happened since I moved to Bristol in August to pursue a career in the wildlife television industry - I will probably do a…Read more Spring Blossom (with an Extreme Rarity!)

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The Imperilled Mascot

reblog from A Focus on Nature - http://www.afocusonnature.org/blog/the-imperilled-mascot It was a gloomy morning in the winter, standing on the pier our faces were already constantly whipped by the cold gusty wind. We boarded Boat 36826, the vessel the researchers of the Hong Kong Cetacean Research Project have been using nearly every day to carry out…Read more The Imperilled Mascot

Mai Po: In Search of Black-faced Spoonbills (and more)

Sorry for the lack of update - first term of my final year at university had a lot of writing involved, i.e. my dissertation, and a lot of editing to do for the development portfolio.  I haven't been able to get out much with the camera as a result, although I did (somehow) manage a…Read more Mai Po: In Search of Black-faced Spoonbills (and more)

Hong Kong’s Bug Safari: Fung Yuen Butterfly Reserve

Fung Yuen Butterfly Reserve (鳳園蝴蝶保育區) is one of my must-visit locations every time I get back to Hong Kong in the summer (you can find my blog post from last year here).  The reserve near Tai Po is not only a great place for butterfly lovers, it holds a wide variety of wildlife, particularly insects. Looking at lepidoptera:…Read more Hong Kong’s Bug Safari: Fung Yuen Butterfly Reserve

A Summer Flutter (II)

Here is the second part of A Summer Flutter about my summer macro adventures!  In case you have missed Part 1, you can view it here. I spent the rest of the summer in Hong Kong, where I focused on photographing butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies, trying to develop my macro photography skills and to learn…Read more A Summer Flutter (II)

Kingfishers

Apologies for the lack of post - the draft of this post has been sitting in my research journal for a little over 2 months now, time for a write-up! As mentioned in my previous post, I went back to Hong Kong during the Christmas term break, where I did intensive birding on consecutive days.  There were…Read more Kingfishers