Mountain hares

In foggy weather I explored an upland site where the Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) occurs. First up was a very obliging Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) and after some walking through the mist the first hare was spotted. It too was very obliging and allowed for a very close approach. The previous evening some Common frogs (Rana temporaria) and Palmate newts (Lissotriton helveticus) were moving around.

Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) (C) Matt Wilson

Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) (C) Matt Wilson

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Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) (C) Matt Wilson

Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) (C) Matt Wilson

Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) (C) Matt Wilson

Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) (C) Matt Wilson

Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) (C) Matt Wilson

Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) (C) Matt Wilson

Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) (C) Matt Wilson

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Bunny stalker…

Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) just after a sleet shower (C) Matt Wilson

Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) just after a sleet shower (C) Matt Wilson

Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) (C) Matt Wilson

Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) (C) Matt Wilson

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