The Red Fox – Vulpes Vulpes

This gorgeous-faced Fox captured my heart. Foxes and the countryside have been a part of my life since I was a child. I rescued a Fox cub when it’s family had been tragically hunted and killed. I nurtured  him and brought him back to health, to be released  back into the wild (although at the time, I begged Mum…

The Beauty of the Barn Owl

I had never managed to take a photograph of a barn owl before, always hearing them outside my bedroom window at night, but never managing to spot one. Travelling home just before dusk, I often see them fly by the river, gently swooping in the air. The barn owl’s heart-shaped face collects sound in the same…

Deer of ‘Harts’

This majestic Deer was photographed at the British Wildlife Centre. I shot the photograph in black and white, as I felt colour would not give this magnificent animal any justice. Hart is an archaic word for “stag”  used in medieval times. To think all through the ages, such wonderful creatures were hunted for Sport, I find totally unimaginable….