Favourite Nature and Wildlife Photos

 

Here is a selection of some of our favourite nature and wildlife photos from our travels (and a few from closer to home), in no particular order.  We hope you enjoy them!
Butterfly on a sunflower, Madeira

Butterfly on a sunflower, Madeira

Condor, Colca Canyon, Peru

Condor soaring above the Colca Canyon, Peru

Orchid

Orchid in a glasshouse at Ripley Castle, North Yorkshire

Iberian wall lizard, Cabo de Gata, Spain

Iberian wall lizard, Cabo de Gata, Spain

Yew berries

Yew berries

 

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Agave plants, Cabo de Gata, Spain

Agave plants, Cabo de Gata, Spain

Nesting storks, Faro, Portugal

Nesting storks, Faro, Portugal

Autumn ivy leaves, York

Autumn ivy, York, UK

Norwegian pony

Norwegian pony (good mane!)


Tourradar

 

Cute marmots in the Engadine, Switzerland

Two curious marmots, Switzerland

Wild flowers in the Tatra Mountains, Slovakia

Wild flowers in the Tatra Mountains, Slovakia

Perky robin, Harlow Carr gardens, Harrogate

Perky robin, Harlow Carr gardens, Harrogate

Tall tree

Tall tree – somewhere in Scotland!

Dolphins, Madeira

Dolphins seen from boat, Madeira



 

Comma butterfly on grass with open wings

Comma butterfly on my lawn, York, UK

Tatra Mountains near Zakopane, Poland

Spruce trees in the Tatra Mountains near Zakopane, Poland

Llama near the Colca Canyon, Peru

Llama near the Colca Canyon, Peru

Interesting tree

Interesting tree, York, UK

Highland cattle in a pond, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Cooling down on the Isle of Skye, Scotland



 

Mating slugs on a boulder, Switzerland

Pair of mating slugs! Switzerland

American kestrel at Tipon, Peru

American kestrel at Tipon, Peru

Ancient horse chestnut tree trunk

Ancient horse chestnut tree trunk, Ripley, North Yorkshire, UK

Purple flower in a greenhouse, Wallington

Purple flower in a greenhouse, Wallington

Lizard at Machu Picchu, Peru

Lizard at Machu Picchu, Peru

Tree fern, The Azores

Tree fern, Sao Miguel, The Azores


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Chestnut breasted coronet hummingbirds

Chestnut breasted coronet hummingbirds, Peru

Yawning marmot, Switzerland

That morning feeling…..

Great grey owl

Great grey owl, Stockholm Zoo

Ginger Lily, Sao Miguel, The Azores

Ginger Lily, Sao Miguel, The Azores

Hummingbird on branch, Peru

Hummingbird on a branch, Peru


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Little egret, Dunas de Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Feeding little egret, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Adder on stony path

Lovely adder in the Swiss Alps

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Rare tansy beetles on a nettle leaf near York, UK

Autumn leaves

Autumn leaves, Ripley Castle

Chestnut breasted coronet hummingbird, Peru

Chestnut breasted coronet hummingbird, Peru

Ancient beech tree

Ancient beech tree, Wallington, UK

Moon through winter branches

Moon through winter branches

 

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