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Short Adder film from 2009:

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Fraser
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Posted: 14 Mar 2010
Here's a link to some footage of adders I shot early last year. Hope you enjoy it !
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tim-f
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Posted: 14 Mar 2010
Great footage - looks like a fantastic place.

Interesting to see the one spreading its body to get the maximum heat from the corrugated iron.

How did you get the footage of the Stonechat?  Were you very close or do you have a monster lens?

Regards,

Tim.


Fraser
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Posted: 15 Mar 2010
The Stonecahat just happened to visit a tree next to where the adders were. It was probably curious  about me. The toad just walked past my feet. If you stand still for long enough the nature comes to you (and you get cramp).
 It was a 20times optical lens and some of the time I was using a screw on 2.2times extender  but that has a tendancy to seperate the colours and is a bit soft on one side.
   Foulshaw Moss is a great place. It's owned by Cumbria Wildlife Trust.More information here Foulshaw

Suzi
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Posted: 15 Mar 2010
Lovely!
Not that far from where I used to live in the 1960s. We used to drive past it.
What time of day was it?

Suz
Fraser
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Posted: 15 Mar 2010
It was filmed over 3 afternoons around about the 20th. March last year when there was a mild weather spell. I didn't bother visiting in the mornings as being cooler I didn't think I'd see much. The area itself is a raised lowland peatbog which had been planted with conifers but Cumbria Wildlife Trust are returning it back to how it was originally. Fraser40252.4239351852
Sleepy_Dragon
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Posted: 27 Mar 2010
Just found this, Lovely short film
ben rigsby
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Posted: 11 Dec 2010
fabulous. deserving of an oscar.
Diversity.

- Short Adder film from 2009

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