An unreliable memoir

Posts tagged “mammals

A Christmas Mouse

Wood Mouse

‘Twas the night after Christmas and outside the house
A creature was stirring, a hungry Wood Mouse.

Wood Mouse, Apodemus sylvaticus. Nikon D5200 Tamron 150-600mm f6.3 600mm 1/125 ISO 2800

It’s the mad swiveling eyes that get me


Nikon D5200 500mm f8 1000mm 1/350 ISO 1000

… but enough about Nigel Farage. Actually, this was one of the most chilled hares I’ve ever encountered. It was well aware that I was there but it carried on feeding until eventually it decided that I’d got quite close enough, then it lollopped slowly away.