Readers’ photos: Autumn and animals on iwitness

PUBLISHED: 12:30 28 October 2015

Simon James took some cute photographs of the squirrels in Grove Park.

Simon James took some cute photographs of the squirrels in Grove Park.

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THIS week’s iwitness spread is focused firmly on animals with an autumnal twist, from tiny bugs to huge owls and sneaky squirrels.

Photographers around Weston have been exploring parks and wildlife centres and have even photographed birds and bugs in and around their own homes.

If you have walked through Grove Park in Weston recently you may have noticed there is an extra crunch underfoot, as the trees shed their leaves and litter the ground with a colourful display.

Some of the best shots this week came from photographer Simon James, who saw a squirrel searching for food in Grove Park.

Regular contributor Terry Kelly submitted a wonderful shot of an animal most people probably try to avoid – a seagull – at sunset. He also submitted a photograph of a young swan, whose feathers were changing from grey to white.

Shaun Rowlands took an eye-catching photo of an owl during a display at Puxton Park.

Sally Griffiths also had her camera handy when she spotted squirrels in Weston and submitted some great images. Butterflies and grass snakes were also captured on camera this week.

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