Friday, 16 April 2010

Floating water vole

I saw this water vole, it seemed to be just  floating on the river:
At first I thought it was dead or ill. But as I tried to get a second picture, I was pleased to be proved wrong:

4 comments:

  1. That's a very good picture. I'm very envious of you being able to get out and take such lovely shots. I just don't seem to have the time (or the skill with my camera). I have some pretty good garden wildlife shots but that's as exciting as it gets. Any tips on how to get started further afield?
    Keep up the good work!

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  2. Hi Rachel,
    Thank you very much for your comments. I just consider myself to be a below average photographer who gets lucky from time to time. As for getting started, I'm a firm believer in what some call the 'local patch' and a garden can be one of best - just check out Henry Walloon's incredible 'Life in an Oxfordshire Lawn' blog (link to the right).
    Your comment has started me thinking and has inspired some future blog posts.

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  3. Aw, fantastic shot, Richard!

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