Phil Townsend

@phil.townsend

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Art lover & Wildlife Conservationist. Art , Nature , Architecture, Sculpture - all photos by me but in no particular order
This little beauty is a female glow worm. They are not actually a worm but a beetle and these females lack any wings unlike the males. Best of all these ladies climb up a plant stem as night falls and emit a luminous green light from their bottoms - irresistible to any lusty males!  #nature  #naturephotography  #naturephotographer  #naturelovers  #nature_perfection  #wildlife  #wildlifephotography  #wildlifephotographer  #wildlifeconservation  #macro  #macrophotography  #closeup  #biodiversity  #conservation  #bbowt  #astonclintonragpits  #chilterns  #springwatch  #springwatch2021  #springwatchlist @bbowt @buglife_ict  #insects  #glowworm  #beetles

This little beauty is a female glow worm. They are not actually a worm but a beetle and these females lack any wings unlike the males. Best of all these ladies climb up a plant stem as night falls and emit a luminous green light from their bottoms - irresistible to any lusty males! #nature #naturephotography #naturephotographer #naturelovers #nature_perfection #wildlife #wildlifephotography #wildlifephotographer #wildlifeconservation #macro #macrophotography #closeup #biodiversity #conservation #bbowt #astonclintonragpits #chilterns #springwatch #springwatch2021 #springwatchlist @bbowt @buglife_ict #insects #glowworm #beetles

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Underrated Umbellifers - A near threatened plant with a thinly scattered distribution across Britain - the Narrow-leaved Water-Dropwort is found in floodplain grassland meadows (Oenanthe silaifolia)  #nature  #naturephotography  #naturephotographer  #naturelovers  #nature_perfection  #wildlife  #wildlifephotography  #wildlifephotographer  #wildlifeconservation  #wildflowers  #flowers  #plants  #plantlife  #underrated  #umbellifers  #macro  #macrophotography  #narrow  #leaves  #waterdropwort  #floodplain  #meadow  #river  #ray  #biodiversity  #conservation @bsbibotany @plantlife.loveplants @bbowt  #bbowt

Underrated Umbellifers - A near threatened plant with a thinly scattered distribution across Britain - the Narrow-leaved Water-Dropwort is found in floodplain grassland meadows (Oenanthe silaifolia) #nature #naturephotography #naturephotographer #naturelovers #nature_perfection #wildlife #wildlifephotography #wildlifephotographer #wildlifeconservation #wildflowers #flowers #plants #plantlife #underrated #umbellifers #macro #macrophotography #narrow #leaves #waterdropwort #floodplain #meadow #River #ray #biodiversity #conservation @bsbibotany @plantlife.loveplants @bbowt #bbowt

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What an amazing place ๐Ÿ˜Š

What an amazing place ๐Ÿ˜Š

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A threatened species of butterfly that was once much more common across the UK & Europe - the Marsh Fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia)  #nature  #naturephotography  #naturephotographer  #naturelovers  #nature_perfection  #wildlife  #wildlifephotography  #wildlifephotographer  #wildlifeconservation  #butterfly  #butterflies  #marsh  #fritillary  #insects  #macro  #macrophotography  #closeup  #biodiversity  #conservation  #bentleywood  #wiltshire @savebutterflies @springwatch  #springwatch  #springwatch2021  #springeatchlist
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