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Sherborne Flora and Fauna

This gallery contains a selection of my photographs of the flora and fauna of Sherborne.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

June 1989 - Bee Orchid. This orchid appeared in our front lawn and flowered for a few years.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

December 2006 - Mallard at Sherborne Lake.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

January 2007 - Snowdrops at Sherborne Castle.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

May 2007 - Red Campion and Cow Parsley, New Road Sherborne.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

May 2007 - Cow Parsley, New Road Sherborne.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

June 2007 - Poppies, Bradford Road.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

July 2007 - Gatekeeper butterfly, Lenthay common.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

July 2007 - Peacock butterfly, Lenthay common.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

July 2007 - Thistle with Bee and fly.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

July 2007 - Burdock, Lenthay common.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

July 2007 - Small white butterfly, Lenthay common.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

December 2008 - Colourful winter berries.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

December 2008 - Sherborne Hill. The umbelifers looked nice with the frosty decoration.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

April 2009 - Purley. A nicely back lit picture of Wild Arum in flower.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

May 2009 - Mandarin duck, Sherborne Lake.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

May 2009 - A brood of Mallard ducks at Sherborne Lake.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

July 2009 - Pyramidal Orchid, Sherborne Castle.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

December 2009 - Mandarin duck, Sherborne lake.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

December 2010 - Hungry wildfowl on Sherborne lake. Mallard, Mute Swan and a single Tufted Duck with Black Headed Gulls in the distance.

Flax Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

May 2011 - A field of flax blowing in the wind. This field is between Sherborne and Bradford Abbas.

Flax Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

May 2011 - The view across the flax field towards Thornford and Yetminster.

Flax Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

May 2011 - This picture was taken the day after the previous two with much better light. However, the flax was now getting past its best due to the rain and wind.

Flax Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora and Fauna

June 2011 - A month on from the pictures above. The flax field in the golden light at the end of the day. Thornford in the distance.

Bee Orchid Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera

June 2012 - Bee Orchid on the outskirts of Sherborne.

Bee Orchid Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera

June 2012 - Bee Orchid Sherborne.

Bee Orchid Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera

June 2012 - Bee Orchid in close up.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora

July 2014 - Pyramidal Orchids and various wild flowers on a roadside verge.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Flora

July 2014 - Pyramidal Orchids.

Sherborne Dorset Dorsetcamera Fauna

December 2016 - Goldfinch in our garden.