Page of Life


This is where I bring together all the wonders of the natural world my cameras and I have encountered on my journey through life throughout the years, mainly in my local area of South Staffordshire. There are over 1000 different species of fauna, flora and fungi on this site at present, and you are more than welcome to join me on this journey. Pick a box below click on it … and let’s go …


European Badger (Meles meles)
Mammals
Shanny Lipophrys pholis - juvenile
Fish
Bdellidae Snout Mite Trombidiidae sp
Mites & Ticks
Garden Snail Cornu aspersum
Slugs & Snails
Sessile Oak (Quercus petraea)
Trees, Shrubs & Climbers
Rosy Bonnet Mycena rosea
Fungi
Witches Butter (Nostoc commune)
Bacteria
Robin Erithacus rubecula
Birds
Insects
Deuterosminthurus pallipes forma repandus
Springtails
Devil's Coach Horse (Ocypus olens) larvae
Worms
Common Reed (Phragmites australis)
Grasses, Rushes & Sedges
Golden Shield Lichen (Xanthoria parietina)
Lichens
Wall Lizard (Podarcis muralis)
Reptiles
Clubiona sp.
Spiders
Common Rough Woodlouse Porcellio scaber
Woodlice
Cherry Gall Wasp (Cynips quercusfolii)
Plant Galls
Male Fern (Dryopteris filix-mas)
Ferns & Horsetails
Perfoliate Pondweed Potamogeton perfoliatus
Freshwater Life
Common Frog Rana temporaria
Amphibians
Leiobunum rotundum
Harvestmen
Blunt-tailed Snake Millipede (Cylindroiulus punctatus)
Centipedes & Millipedes
Thistle
Wild Flowers
Redshank Moss Ceratodon purpureus
Mosses & Liverworts
Common Shore Crab (Carcinus maenas)
Rockpools & Shoreline

This is very much a work in progress and many more species and new pages are being added regularly. Note that the world of classification is in constant flux, and with advances in DNA and new discoveries species names can change, as can their taxomic tree in some cases, so please note attempts are made to keep up with any changes.


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