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Noisy offspring

Every day for last couple of weeks this little woodpecker chick has been squawking consistently from the safety of its hole.  “MUUUUM, DAAAAAAD I NEEED FOOOOD.  NOW”! It took me an age to find the nest site even with all the racket! The hole was […]

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Birds Birds Birds

While I was on the Scilly Isles last month I had time to wander around photographing the feathered inhabitants.   I’m not terribly patient but on a few occasions I sat quietly on the beach hoping to get close enough to photograph the whimbrels, oyster […]

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House Martins

One of my neighbours is a keen painter – particularly of birds.  She recently asked me if I could photograph the house martins nesting in the eaves of our new home.    Unfortunately, they are just a little too far away to photograph – we […]

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Long tailed tits

There’s a patch of woodland behind our house where I recently set up some feeders to entice the local avian population.   So far there are the usual suspects, blue tits, dunnocks, a great spotted woodpecker, robins, coal tits and my favourite, the long-tailed tit. […]