Monday, 20 September 2010

Cornwall Wild Life Trust Photographic Group Field Trip

Yesterday I attended a field trip with the Cornwall Wildlife Trust Photographic group, the meet was held on SSSI ( Site of Special Scientific Interest) land around Goldolphin Manor. Highlight of the day for me was studying and trying to photograph a Sand Digger Wasp nest. These intriguing insects do not sting and are quite nervous, to watch them carry their prey back to the nest was fascinating. Flies and caterpillars amongst others were on the menu.

Sand Digger Wasp Mellinus arvensis

Southern Hawker Aeshna cyanea

Amethyst Deceiver Laccaria amethystea

Blue bottle eating dog faeces

Comma Butterfly



  1. Job well done Sam,Lovely Macro work.
    Brilliant Sand Digger Wasp,looks bang on.

  2. Looks like a very productive day Sam nice vibrant images.

  3. Superb macro photos! The mushrooms look so pretty!

  4. That was definitely a good day! Your photos are amazing.