Wildlife - fauna and flora

Mike Carroll | Fallow Deer

Fallow Deer

A Fallow Deer Stag and his harem at the Ashridge Estate in Hertfordshire
Mike Carroll | Fallow Deer Stag

Fallow Deer Stag

Fallow Deer stag in the deer park at Holkham Hall, Norfolk
Mike Carroll | New love

New love

Courting swans on the mere at West Mersea Essex
Mike Carroll | Robin in winter

Robin in winter

A Robin perches among the bramales and dead bracken in a snowy New Forest during the Beast from the East in March 2018
Mike Carroll | Dancing Puffin

Dancing Puffin

Lone puffin on Inner Farne Island, Northumbria, managed by the National Trust
Mike Carroll | Broad-bodied Chaser Dragonfly

Broad-bodied Chaser Dragonfly

Broad-bodied chaser dragonfly resting in the grass at Lakenheath Fen RSPB Reserve
Mike Carroll | Nit picking

Nit picking

Jackdaw removing parasites from a pair of Sable Antelope
Mike Carroll | Chalkhill Blue Butterfly

Chalkhill Blue Butterfly

Chalkhill Butterfly at rest on a summer evening
Mike Carroll | Cherry Blossom Time

Cherry Blossom Time

A mass of spring blossom covering a cherry tree
Mike Carroll | Tulip from Amsterdam

Tulip from Amsterdam

Macro shot of a bright yellow Dutch tulip in full bloom
Mike Carroll | Tulips from Amsterdam

Tulips from Amsterdam

A pair of colourful Dutch tulips photographed close-up
Mike Carroll | Common Kestrel

Common Kestrel

Close up of he head and shoulders of a female Common Kestrel
Mike Carroll | Great Grey Owl

Great Grey Owl

The Great Grey Owl was the inspiration for the ventriloquist's dummy, Orville
Mike Carroll | Bateleur Eagle

Bateleur Eagle

Bateleur Eagle is an African fish-eating eagle
Mike Carroll | Male Common Kestrel

Male Common Kestrel

Male Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) perched in a pine tree
Mike Carroll | Barn Owl

Barn Owl

Close up of the face of a Barn Owl
Mike Carroll | Tawny Owl

Tawny Owl

Image of a British Tawny Owl perched in a tree, showing how well it is camouflaged
Mike Carroll | Turkmenian Eagle Owl Close-up

Turkmenian Eagle Owl Close-up

Close-up portrait of a Turkmenian Eagle Owl
Mike Carroll | Owl


This small owl was perched in a tree. Not sure what kind of owl it is!
Mike Carroll | Marbled White Butterfly

Marbled White Butterfly

A Marbled White butterfly roosting on a grass stalk in a Hertfordshire field.
Mike Carroll | Clematis Flowers

Clematis Flowers

A group of flowers of the Clematis variety Nelly Moser
Mike Carroll | Clematis Nelly Moser, Macro

Clematis Nelly Moser, Macro

A close-up shot of the centre of a Clematis Nelly Moser flower
Mike Carroll | Strawberry Flower Macro

Strawberry Flower Macro

Macro image of part of a strawberry flower
Mike Carroll | Red Rose

Red Rose

Close-up shot of a red rose in full bloom
Mike Carroll | Blue Tit

Blue Tit

A blue tit photographed in Hatfield Forest, Essex in, January
Mike Carroll | Grey squirrel in winter

Grey squirrel in winter

January shot of a grey squirrel at Hatfield Forest in Essex
Mike Carroll | Teasel on a sunny day

Teasel on a sunny day

Macro photo of a Teasel, taken on a beautiful winter's day