Todays image is of a Water Mole taken at Arundel yesterday.
Water voles are widespread around Europe, living in the banks of slow moving rivers,streams and other waterways.The waterside burrows of these strong swimmers have many floor levels that hinder flooding, The waterside burrows of these strong swimmers have many floor levels that hinder flooding, as well as nesting chambers and a food store for the long winter months. Although water voles are a quick meal for many predators, the UK population suffered a catastrophic level of predation by the American mink. Although water voles are a quick meal for many predators,Water voles are often mistaken for rats.Ratty, in Kenneth Grahame's 'The Wind in the Willows',
was actually a water vole.Thanks for looking and i hope you enjoy...Alec.
|Camera:||Nikon D300S Check out Nikon Nation!|
|Lens:||70.0-200.0 mm f/2.8 |
|Recording media:||RAW (digital)|
|Date Taken:||4 Jul 2013 - 11:39 AM|
|Lens Max Aperture:||f/4.8|
|Exposure Mode:||Aperture-priority AE|