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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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Black Poplar

Populus nigra

Black poplar produces these attractive purple catkins

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Black Poplar

Populus nigra

The branches have multiple twigs at the ends

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Black Poplar

Populus nigra

The bark has vertical ridges

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Black Poplar

Populus nigra

This is a big, tall and bold tree

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Black Redstart

Phoenicurus ochruros

Photograph by: Mike Morse

Black Redstart

Phoenicurus ochruros

Photograph by: Hamish Murray

Black Redstart

Phoenicurus ochruros

Photograph by: Clive Templeton

Black Snipe Fly

Chrysopilus cristatus

Photograph by: Colin Lamond

Black Swan

Cygnus atratus

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Black Tern

Chlidonias niger

American race - first Dorset record

Photograph by: Peter Coe

Black Tern

Chlidonias niger

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Black-headed Bunting

Emberiza melanocephala

Photograph by: Debby Saunders

Black-headed Bunting

Emberiza melanocephala

Photograph by: Simon Treasure

Black-headed Gull

Larus ridibundus

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Black-headed Gull

Larus ridibundus

Photograph by: Debby Saunders

Black-headed Gull

Larus ridibundus

Summer plumage

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Black-headed Gull

Larus ridibundus

Winter plumage

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Black-necked Grebe

Podiceps nigricollis

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Black-necked Grebe

Podiceps nigricollis

Photograph by: John Wall

Black-tailed Godwit

Limosa limosa

Photograph by: Mark Wright

Black-tailed Godwit

Limosa limosa

Winter plumage

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Black-tailed Godwit

Limosa limosa

Summer plumage

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Black-tailed Godwit

Limosa limosa

Photograph by: Graham Jaggard

Black-tailed Godwit

Limosa limosa

Photograph by: Hamish Murray

Black-tailed Godwit

Limosa limosa

Photograph by: Mark Wright

Black-tailed Godwit

Limosa limosa

Photograph by: Mark Wright

Black-tailed Skimmer

Orthetrum cancellatum

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Black-tailed Skimmer

Orthetrum cancellatum

Photograph by: Ian Ballam

Black-throated Diver

Gavia arctica

Photograph by: Debby Saunders

Black-throated Diver

Gavia arctica

Photograph by: Debby Saunders

Blackbird

Turdus merula

Photograph by: Pam Parsons

Blackbird

Turdus merula

Male

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Blackbird

Turdus merula

Female

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Blackcap

Sylvia atricapilla

Photograph by: Christchurch Harbour Ornithological Group

Blackcap

Sylvia atricapilla

Male with black cap

Photograph by: Hamish Murray

Blackcap

Sylvia atricapilla

Photograph by: Hamish Murray

Blackcap

Sylvia atricapilla

Female with brown cap

Photograph by: Hamish Murray

Blackcap

Sylvia atricapilla

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Blackening Waxcap

Hygrocybe conica

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Blackneck Moth

Lygephila pastinum

Photograph by: Debby Saunders

Blackthorn

Prunus spinosa

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Blackthorn

Prunus spinosa

The shrub is a rather tangled mess!

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Blackthorn

Prunus spinosa

The fruit are known as sloes

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Blackthorn

Prunus spinosa

The flowers emerge before the leaves

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Blackthorn

Prunus spinosa
The bare twigs clearly show the sharp thorns

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Bladder Campion

Silene vulgaris

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Bladder Campion

Silene vulgaris

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

Blanketflower

Gaillardia grandifora

Photograph by: Peter Orchard

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