Adrian Jones' photos with the Adrian Jones

Lestes sponsa (Emerald Damselfly)

Lestes sponsa  (Emerald Damselfly)
An Emerald Damselfly (Lestes sponsa) at rest on rushes at the Bog mine, Shropshire. Taken on 1st August 2019.
Added on August  2, 2019

Dorcus parallelipipedus, The Lesser Stag Beetle

Dorcus parallelipipedus, The Lesser Stag Beetle
A fine example of Dorcus parallelipipedus, the Lesser Stag Beetle. A large species that can reach about 32mm in length. They are quite common in my garden often being found in or around the old rotting logs and thee trunks that I have in various places. T…
Added on June 25, 2019

May Bug (Melolontha melolontha)

May Bug (Melolontha melolontha)
A fine specimen of a May Bug (Melolontha melolontha) seen in my garden in mid May.
Added on May 31, 2019

Corizus hyoscyami

Corizus hyoscyami
The first Corizus hyoscyami I have seen this year. Found sunning itself on an ornamental conifer in my garden, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.
Added on February 11, 2019

Past Beauty

Past Beauty
A skeleton of a hydrangea flower in my garden. Taken February 2019.
Added on February  5, 2019

Snow at The Bog, Shropshire

Snow at The Bog, Shropshire
A snowy afternoon at the old Bog Mine in Shropshire. Taken on 29th January 2019.
Added on January 30, 2019

Biscuit

Biscuit
Allow me to introduce my friends, this is Biscuit.
Added on January 26, 2019

Daisy

Daisy
Allow me to introduce my friends, this is Daisy.
Added on January 26, 2019

Dicyrtomina saundersi

Dicyrtomina saundersi
A fine specimen of the globular springtail, Dicyrtomina saundersi. The span across the antennae of this one is about 1.5mm.
Added on January 18, 2019

Pogonognathellus flavescens

Pogonognathellus flavescens
A large springtail, Pogonognathellus flavescens I think, about 5mm in length. Found on rotting wood, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, January 2019.
Added on January 15, 2019

Campanula rotundifolia

Campanula rotundifolia
Campanula rotundifolia, Harebell in England or Bluebell in Scotland I believe. This one was growing on old spoil heaps at Snailbeach lead Mine in Shropshire.
Added on January 10, 2019

Dicyrtomina saundersi

Dicyrtomina saundersi
Dicyrtomina saundersi, a globular springtail exploring a leaf in my garden. These are extremely common at this time of the year. This specimen is about 1.5mm in length.
Added on January  2, 2019

Dicyrtomina saundersi

Dicyrtomina saundersi
A Dicyrtomina saundersi explores a leaf in my garden. Taken at 5x magnification at the sensor, this one is about 1.5mm in length in real life.
Added on January  2, 2019

Woodlouse Portrait.

Woodlouse Portrait.
A portrait of a Woodlouse in my garden.
Added on November 28, 2018

Kalaphorura burmeisteri

Kalaphorura burmeisteri
A small springtail, Kalaphorura burmeisteri on rotting wood in my garden. This one was about 2mm in length and taken at about 5x magnification.
Added on November 18, 2018

Common Lizard

Common Lizard
A Common Lizard basks in the sunshine at The Bog Mine in Shropshire whilst keeping a close eye on me whilst I'm taking pictures of it.
Added on October 11, 2018

Spider (Clubiona sp. )

Spider (Clubiona sp. )
A tiny spider, Clubiona sp I think, taken at 2.5x magnification in my garden in Shrewsbury, Shropshire on 4th October 2018.
Added on October  4, 2018

Lycoris aurea

Lycoris aurea
My first try of an in camera focus stack with my Olympus EM-1 mk2 with 60mm macro lens.
Added on September 23, 2018