Sand Dunes LandscapeLarge landscape showing an idealised view of Bantham estate in Devon. It explains the process of succession and stabilization in a sand dunes landscape. Over 28 species of plant and 17 animals appear in this natural history illustration. These include adders to sand wasps, Comma butterflies to linnets, and marram grass to Sea carrots. Species […]
Coastal Hay Meadow in DevonCoastal Hay Meadow in Devon (Bentham). Illustration shows idealised grassland scene with insects, birds, and wild flowers one would hope to see in a well managed coastal hay meadow.
Pond in a water meadow landscape with plants and animalsWoodstock water meadow view with wildlife pond in foreground; seen with otter, kingfisher, and Peacock butterfly
Hay meadow cross sectionHay meadow cross section showing mole burrow and roots below the soil and flowers, butterflies, and insects above ground
Wetland landscapeWetland landscape with curlew and pearl bordered fritillary in the foreground on emergent vegetation, behind a flooded area of meadow tails into distant hills, cows and swans graze fields and yellow flag, blackberry and alder fill the foreground.
Wetland landscape with water rail and stream cross sectionWetland landscape with a water rail emerging from the fringing vegetation and a cross section of the stream shows fish, aquatic invertebrates, and a blue dragonfly; a frog rests below an orchid and pond skater sit on the water surface
Meadow in summer with butterfliesMeadow in summer with red kite circling, green woodpecker feeding from distant ant hills, goldfinch on teasels, and a peacock butterfly on a knapweed bloom with a Painted lady on hawkbit. A family cycle past behind.
Reedbed landscape with cross section of waterLandscape of a reed bed with a cross section of the water in the forground and showing fish and amphibians living in the water, along with a close up of some microscopic aquatic invertebrates; in the sky hobby hunt for dragonfly and damselfly and swallows fly; otter, bittern, and water vole hide in the margins […]
River landscapeView of a head water stream with dipper, wagtail, waterfall and damselflies then view of a river with a heron fishing from a shingle bank, sand marten flying low, and dragonfly and beetles at home amongst driftwood; the river meanders on to a wetland meadow delta with grazing herds and established aquatic plant communities flanking […]
Saltmarsh landscapeSalt marsh landscape showing mud and a cross section of the snails and invertebrates who live here, wading and predatory birds above in the glasswort and aquatic plants; further away from the salt estuary are soft cliffs and the distant sea
View of a garden with birds visiting bird feedersGarden scene with stone wall behind and birds visiting a bird feeder in the foreground; sparrows, starling, goldfinch, chaffinch feeding; bird bath covered in moss in the foreground along with wild flowers in the turf including red clover, daisy, heal all, and buttercup. Based on Malham tarn nature reserve ion the Yorkshire dales.
Brownfield site landscape with best practice management adviceLandscape showing a brown field industrial site with factories and refineries in the distance, and an area of spoil and trah behind along with fly tipped wheels and bikes, flush next to a railway grown with buddejas; in the forground there are jackdaw and redstart, wild flowers and a small pool, and ltos of opportunist […]
Coral reef landscapePen and ink coral reef sea scape showing different sorts of coral, jellyfish, octopus, distant islands, fish species, anenomes, hermit crabs, marine invertebrates, and distant shoals of fish in the warm and clear tropical seas
Waterloo International StationWaterloo International Station diagram showing how the roof echoes the curve of a pangolin Illustration from “30 Animals that made us smarter” by Patrick Ayree (BBC Books)
Wood ants guide cover imageWood ants guide cover image Cairngorms national park and Southern red wood ants Formica fusca practising trophallaxis
Welsh meadow landscape with RedstartWelsh meadow landscape with Redstart, buzzard, swallows and lots of butterflies (Gilfach Nature reserve). Numerous animal species illustrated include swallows, hoverfly, grasshopper, and bees. Flowers include knapweed, thistles, buttercup, bedstraws, betony, sedges, and other riverside meadow plants.
Snowflake 4Snowflake pen and ink line drawing of one single snowflake, based on the photograph taken through a microscope by Michael Peres
Snowflake 3Snowflake pen and ink line drawing of one single snowflake, based on the photograph taken through a microscope by Michael Peres
Snowflake 1Snowflake illustration line drawing based on photo through the microscope of one snowflake by Michael Peres
Snowflake 2Snowflake illustration line drawing based on photo through the microscope of one snowflake by Michael Peres
Moon natural history illustrationMoon natural history illustration in a grey palette
Bee hives flower meadow and honey beesLandscape of a field of flowers with beehives and honey bee workers
Wet meadowland scene with butterfliesDistant landscape of hills and fiels with a tree in the midground, in the foreground butterflies such as the ringlet and meadow brown rest on orchids and buttercups
Wildlife pond cross section and planCross section of an ideal wildlife pond showing frog, water but, aquatic plants, a log pile and watering can, and floating water soldier being visited by a damselfly
Sand Dunes Landscape
Coastal Hay Meadow in Devon
Pond in a water meadow landscape with plants and animals
Hay meadow cross section
Wetland landscape with water rail and stream cross section
Meadow in summer with butterflies
Reedbed landscape with cross section of water
View of a garden with birds visiting bird feeders
Brownfield site landscape with best practice management advice
Coral reef landscape
Waterloo International Station
Wood ants guide cover image
Welsh meadow landscape with Redstart
Moon natural history illustration
Bee hives flower meadow and honey bees
Wet meadowland scene with butterflies
Wildlife pond cross section and plan