Male Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)

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The vast majority, excepting bird raptors and six mammals identified as such in the text, were taken in wild and free conditions. A number of invertebrates were photographed after capture in an effort to reveal the wonderful yet tiny distinguishing features which are not always easy to show in the wild. Generally, if a certain species cannot be photographed satisfactorily naturally - a rare quality in the vast majority of birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, butterflies, dragonflies and flora - I tend to move on to one which can.

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In 2013 I published My Side of the Fence - the Natural History of a Surrey Garden. Details may be found, and orders placed, via this hyperlink My Side of the Fence. In November 2015 Surrey Wildlife Trust published the atlas Soldierflies, their allies and Conopidae of Surrey, jointly written by David Baldock and me. Details are on this web page: Atlas.