Olav's Wood: Pictures of the wildlife

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Photographs of Olav's Wood: Wildlife

Here are some pictures of the wildlife of Olav's Wood. The first ten were contributed by Andy Mitchell. Full-size images are available by clicking on the pictures.

For other pictures of the wildlife, visit the Wildlife pages.

Curlew (Numenius arquata) Woodcock (Scolopax rusticola)
Curlew ( Numenius arquata) on nest. Woodcock (Scolopax rusticola).
Little Bunting (Emberiza pusilla) Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)
Little Bunting (Emberiza pusilla). Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus).
Lesser Redpoll (Carduelis sp.) Treecreeper (Certhia familiaris)
Lesser Redpoll (Carduelis sp.). Treecreeper (Certhia familiaris).
Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe) Poplar Hawkmoth (Laothoe populi)
Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe). Poplar Hawkmoth (Laothoe populi).
Harvestman (Mitopus sp.) The view towards Hestily
Harvestman, possibly Mitopus morio (with mites) The view towards Hestily.
What to do with an old teapot: A nest site! [Dec 2010] Lichen (Ramalina sp.). [Dec 2010]
Geese - Orkney
Geese are both resident and migrant,
arriving in great numbers from the north each winter. [Dec 2010]
Several species of geese occur; Greylag Geese (Anser anser)
are predominant. [Dec 2010]