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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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Barn Owl

Tyto alba

Photograph by: Debby Saunders

Barnacle Goose

Branta leucopsis

Photograph by: Edmund Mackrill

Barnacle Goose

Branta leucopsis

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Barred Red

Hylaea fascaria

Photograph by: Debby Saunders

Barred Rivulet

Perizoma bifaciata

Photograph by: Debby Saunders

Barred Sallow

Tiliacea aurago

Photograph by: Mark Andrews

Barred Straw

Eulithis pyraliata

Photograph by: Mark Andrews

Barred Warbler

Sylvia nisoria

Photograph by: Portland Bird Observatory

Barred Yellow

Cidaria fulvata

Photograph by: Mark Andrews

Barren Strawberry

Potentilla sterilis

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Barren Strawberry

Potentilla sterilis

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Bastard Toadflax

Thesium humifusum

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Beaked Hawks-beard

Crepis vesicaria

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Beaked Hawks-beard

Crepis vesicaria

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Bearded Tit

Panurus biarmicus

Photograph by: Mark Wright

Bearded Tit

Panurus biarmicus

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Bearded Tit

Panurus biarmicus

Photograph by: Peter Coe

Bearded Tit

Panurus biarmicus

Photograph by: Paul Dibden

Bearded Tit

Panurus biarmicus

Photograph by: Graham Jaggard

Beautiful Demoiselle

Calopteryx virgo

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Beautiful Demoiselle

Calopteryx virgo

Photograph by: Colin Lamond

Beautiful Gothic

Leucochiaena ogitis

Photograph by: Glen Maddison

Beautiful Marbled

Eublemma purpurina

Photograph by: Portland Bird Observatory

Beautiful Plume Moth

Amblyptilia acanthadactyla

Photograph by: Martin Wood

Beautiful Yellow Underwing

Anarta myrtilli

Photograph by: Luke Phillips

Beautilful Snout

Hypena crassalis

Photograph by: Marcus Lawson

Bedeguar Gall

Diplolepsis rosae

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Bedstraw Hawk-moth

Hyles galii

Photograph by: Portland Bird Observatory

Bee Orchid

Ophrys apifera

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Bee Orchid

Ophrys apifera

Photograph by: Edmund Mackrill

Bee Orchid

Ophrys apifera

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Bee-wolf

Philanthus triangulum

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Bee-wolf

Philanthus triangulum

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Bee-wolf

Philanthus triangulum

Photograph by: Colin Lamond

Bee-wolf

Philanthus triangulum

Photograph by: Hamish Murray

Beech

Fagus sylvatica

The flowers are not particularly conspicuous  

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Beech

Fagus sylvatica

A big, strong tree

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Beech

Fagus sylvatica

Newly developing nuts

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Beech

Fagus sylvatica

Bark much smoother than the oak

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Beech

Fagus sylvatica

Fallen nuts are known as beech mast

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Beech

Fagus sylvatica

Leaves can often stay on the tree all winter

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Beech

Fagus sylvatica

The leaf buds are very pronounced

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Beefsteak Fungus

Fistulina hepatica

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Bell Heather

Erica cinerea

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Bell Heather

Erica cinerea

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Betony

Stachys officinalis

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Betony

Stachys officinalis

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Bewicks Swan

Cygnus columbianus

Photograph by: Internet Open Source

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