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An online portfolio of Richard Ford's mini beasts and macro images. Here you will find images of Britains often overlooked tiny creatures from the obvious Butterflies and Dragonflies to the hidden life deep in the undergrowth. All images are Copyright Richard Ford.
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Golden-Ringed Dragonfly
Keeled Skimmer

Black tailed Skimmer

Common Hawker

Migrant Hawker

Southern Hawker
Emperor Dragonfly

Broad-bodied Chaser

Four Spotted Chaser

Ruddy Darter

Black Darter

Common Darter
Red-veined Darter


Large Red
Common Blue

Pond Life

Water Boatman
Pond Skater

Slugs and Snails

Black Slug
Garden Slug
Keeled Slug
Leopard Slug

Garden Snail

Bees and Wasps

Common Wasp
Buff-tailed Bumble Bee


Purple Emperor
Silver-washed Fritillary

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary
Meadow Brown
Red Admiral
White Admiral
Painted Lady
Marbled White
Large Skipper
Small Skipper
Speckled Wood

Common Blue
Clouded Yellow
Large White


Elephant Hawkmoth
Privet Hawkmoth
Poplar Hawkmoth


Stag Beetle
Devils Coach Horse
Seven spot Ladybird

Millipede, Centipede and Wood louse


Flat-backed millipede
Black Millipede
Spotted Millipede

Pill Woodlouse

Grasshoppers & Crickets

Meadow Grasshopper
Lesser Marsh Grasshopper
Field Grasshopper

Mottled Grasshopper
Woodland Grasshopper
Stripe-winged Grasshopper

Speckled Bush Cricket
Oak Bush Cricket
Long-winged Conehead
Dark Bush Cricket
Grey Bush Cricket
Roesel's Bush Cricket

Common Groundhopper

Common Earwig


Raft Spider
Wasp Spider
Crab Spider
Nursery web Spider
Wolf Spider
Zebra Spider
Garden Spider


Forest Bug

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