Birds

The Atlantic Puffin

These charming seabirds can be watched in a few coastal locations around the U.K. with Bempton Cliffs being perhaps the most well known mainland location. There are however some really great island seabird colonies to visit, where Puffins have a significant presence. All of my images for this article...

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Conservation is for People too

Tamsin & I are very fortunate, we live in a superb part of the world and we only have to walk out of the front door to feel in touch with nature; actually it’s not unusual to find nature coming in to see us! However, not everyone has that...

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The Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea)

Grey Wagtails are a bright active bird, rather more colourful than their name suggests. They prefer to live along fast flowing sections of rivers & streams and are native residents across much of Britain, particularly western areas like Wales. An ideal location would be one with plenty of rocks...

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Cool Surveys

RSPB Big Garden Bird watch, it’s amazing how quickly the year goes by. We chose to do our watch on the Saturday this year and it’s been a beautiful crisp cold day. Most of the expected birds turned up for their daily feed, you can see our results further...

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Garden Birds – Landing Technique

To view how some of the garden birds approach landing on a feeder, I photographed them at high shutter speeds. The composite image below shows some of the results:    click image for a larger view … They each appear to approach at significantly different speeds. The chaffinches certainly...

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