Wildlife and Scenery
A closer look at the wildlife and scenery of Strangford Lough.
The Six-spot Burnet is commonly found in flowery grassland.
Attracted to a range of flowers, like Scabious and this Knapweed.
Count the Moths
These are found all over the UK from June to August. We have counted three in this photo.
The stripes deter predators. Usually found on ragwort but this little guy has strayed.
Yet another pretty plant that you can find at Killard.
If you crush this flower's root it will smell just like a carrot.
Before the heavens opened over grassy Killard Nature Reserve.
Abundant on rocky shores. Important species for keeping algal levels under control.
Boy or Girl?
Limpets are hermaphrodites. They are born male and die female.
High in Vitamins
Seaweed is a vital to our coastal eco-system and can be used in salads, stocks and soups.
View from Portaferry Shore
Sailing on calm waters passing by Audley's Castle.
Black and White
Myriad Cormorants and Gulls on the tiny Bird Island.