Shotover in Photographs

This page contains a selection of photographs taken by your webmaster on Shotover over the years, using a variety of different cameras.

Bluebell woods at dawn

7th May 2003.

Roe Deer above Ram Valley
(Used as cover picture for 2005 Summer Newsletter)

Early Spring 2005

Common Blue butterfly in Ram Valley

13th June 2005

Germander Speedwell and Tormentil in Ram Valley

13th June 2005

A good crop of Poppies in a fallow corn field

8th June 2003

A distant view of Forest Hill


The beaten down surface of the old road may not be an obvious wild-life habitat; but to several species of digger wasps and bees, it's the ultimate "des. res."

31st July 2004

Shotover blanketed by snow

30th January 2003

Winter Sunset over Shotover

17th January 2002

A Foxglove in the Woods above Westhill Farm,
but who is the cheerful resident?

(Hover your mouse over the picture for a magnified view).

7th June 2008

A Barn Owl hunting above Ram Spinney

9th June 2009, 20:40 BST

Nuthatch A Nuthatch at the Kitchen Window
February 2019 saw an unusual visitor to the nut feeder. After several thousand photographs taken automatically at 1 second intervals, we finally caught him in the act.

20th February 2019, 20:40 BST

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