Cheeky Chappy

This cheeky one was sitting on my garden fence until I poked my camera in its direction and it promptly jumped into my neighbour’s garden amongst their lights fitments. Grey Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis), September 2017, rear garden, Staffordshire, England.

Welsh Rabbit

No, not cheese on toast, but a bunny from Llandudno with a beautiful seaview home who was just so chilled out on his front porch he didn’t want to move even though I was but a stone’s throw away snapping my camera and saying how cute he was. Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus), Great Orme, Llandudno, Wales.… Read More Welsh Rabbit

Mr Badger #2

This is probably the very last photograph of the badger who used to regularly come and pay me a visit during 2012 and 2014. Photograph of European Badger (Meles meles), taken August 2013, rear garden, Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2013. Camera used Nikon Coolpix P500.

Bank Vole

Myodes glareolus I came across this little vole on the bank of a local canal as I looked over an aged, arched bridge. And there it was, nibbling on bits of bread which folk had put out for the birds. The Bank Vole is one of Britain’s smallest voles. It has a reddish-chestnut coloured coat… Read More Bank Vole

Grey Squirrel

Sciurus carolinensis There are many of these Grey Squirrels living in the local woods, and I have seen a squirrel carrying a bunch of leaves in its mouth (see photo below) which it had gathered to build a nest with. As the name suggests, the Grey Squirrel mainly has grey fur, but it can also… Read More Grey Squirrel

Field Vole

Microtus agrestis I was getting some excercise and walking along the margin of a local farmer’s field when I caught a glimpse of this lovley little Field Vole dart across my path. How I managed to keep my eyes on it I don’t know, but I tracked it into the field to get this single… Read More Field Vole