Monthly Archives: August 2016

Ouch! Those horns are sharp, Billy Bull

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The Marsh Cattle Grazing the Orchid Field

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Goodbye Cypriot Dragonflies…

…and hello Wilden Marsh!

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The Last Cypriot Dragonfly.

Dragonflies are the only insects I have found to photograph in Paphos; they sunbathe on the fence surrounding the the tombs of the kings, which is a world heritage site. Here is a red faced dragonfly I shot today. I … Continue reading

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Is History Important?

It’s another blisteringly hot sunny morning on the path to La Boite 67 bar at the port of Paphos. The only insects I’ve seen on this route all week are a lot dragonflies and a few bee-like flying creatures. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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  A Cypriot Dragonfly

I came across this dragonfly on my way down to the port in Paphos this morning; in fact, there were lots of them flying about. Seeing the dragonflies reminded me of Mike Averill, a Wilden Marsher and Worcestershire’s dragonfly recorder, … Continue reading

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Autumn and Winter Work

  The end of the growing season is not far away. Last week I walked the marsh prioritising work that needs doing when I get back from holiday and throughout autumn and winter. Thick alder and willow scrub has grown … Continue reading

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