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Species Photograph Gallery

This gallery shows all of the species photographs within the Nature of Dorset database. Using the 'filter' boxes you can interrogate the gallery for photographs of a specific species or group of species and optional restrict photographs to a specified photographer. These photographs were first published and openly shared on Twitter and we share them with you here via Twitter. Please respect the owners rights and do not use any photographs for financial gain.

Tap/click any photograph to find out more about that particular species:

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11-spot Ladybird

Coccinella undecimpuncta

Photograph by: Joe Stockwell

16-spot Ladybird

Tytthaspis sedecimpunctata

Photograph by: Kevin Barber

7-spot Ladybird

Coccinella septempunctata

Photograph by: Mark Wright

Acorn Weevil

Curculio glandium

Photograph by: Kevin Barber

Adder

Vipera berus

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Adder

Vipera berus

Female

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Adder

Vipera berus

Male

Photograph by: Hamish Murray

Adder

Vipera berus

Male

Photograph by: Hamish Murray

Adder

Vipera berus

Photograph by: Mark Wright

Adders Tongue Fern

Ophioglossum vulgatum

Photograph by: Hamish Murray

Adonis Blue

Lysandra bellargus

Photograph by: Terry Elborn

Adonis Blue

Lysandra bellargus

Photograph by: Andy Martin

Adonis Blue

Lysandra bellargus

Photograph by: Hamish Murray

Adonis Blue

Lysandra bellargus

Photograph by: Hamish Murray

Adonis Blue

Lysandra bellargus

Photograph by: Hamish Murray

Agrimony

Agrimonia eupatoria

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Agrimony

Agrimonia eupatoria

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Alder

Alnus glutinosa

The alder can grow into quite a big tree

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Alder

Alnus glutinosa

It has catkins that are larger than hazel

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Alder

Alnus glutinosa

Although a deciduous tree it has seed heads like fir cones

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Alder

Alnus glutinosa
The leaves are broad, ribbed and serated

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Alder

Alnus glutinosa

The flowers have a purple tinge

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Alder Buckthorn

Frangula alnus

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Alder Moth

Acronicta alni

Photograph by: Mark Andrews

Alexanders

Smyrnium olusatrum

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Alexanders

Smyrnium olusatrum

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Alexanders

Smyrnium olusatrum

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Alpine Swift

Tachymarptis melba

Photograph by: Retweet

American Skunk-cabbage

Lysichiton americanus

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

American Yellow Warbler

Setophaga aestiva

Photograph by: Nick Urch

Amethyst Deceiver

Laccaria amethystea

Photograph by: Charlie Richardson

Angle Shades

Phlogophora meticulosa

Photograph by: Mark Andrews

Angle Shades

Phlogophora meticulosa

Photograph by: Martin Wood

Angular Orb Web Spider

Araneus angulatus

Photograph by: Phil Saunders

Angular Orb Web Spider

Araneus angulatus

Photograph by: Colin Lamond

Annual Mercury

Mercurialis annua

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Annual Pearlwort

Sagina apetala

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Annual Seablite

Suaeda maritima

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Annual Wall Rocket

Diplotaxis muralis

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Annual Wall Rocket

Diplotaxis muralis

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Archers Dart

Agrotis vestigilis

Photograph by: Luke Phillips

Arctic Tern

Sterna paradisaea

Photograph by: Peter Coe

Arctic Tern

Sterna paradisaea

Photograph by: Joe Stockwell

Arrowhead

Sagittaria sagittifolia

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Arrowhead

Sagittaria sagittifolia

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Ash

Fraxinus excelsior

In winter the twigs bear large black opposite buds

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Ash

Fraxinus excelsior

The ash is a tall, elegant tree

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Ash

Fraxinus excelsior

The bunches of keys can stay on the tree for much of the winter

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

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