All posts tagged: birds

11/52 – Soaring

We’re lucky enough to have a pair of red kites nesting near our home.  Once in decline, their numbers are now on the increase thanks to conservation efforts.  According to the RSPB, “there are probably around 1,800 breeding pairs in Britain (about 7 per cent […]

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9/52 Birdlife

On my regular lunchtime amble around the park near my office, I often spot wildlife busying about at the river’s edge, along the canal, in wooded areas or on the open grassland. Within 5 minutes of the city centre you can be strolling through woodland, […]

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52 Photo Challenge 1/52

It’s been a while since I’ve given myself a photographic challenge.  Some of you will remember this website was set up in 2015 for a 365 project which tested my commitment to it’s limits. But, I made it.   My work patterns have changed in […]

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Aerial Combat

Nature is cruel and awesome all at the same time. I watched a raven grab a razorbill chick and find itself under aerial attack from a great black backed gull.   I was both horrified and keen to capture the action. Canon 7D MKII with […]

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If puffins could talk

Not satisfied with 4 hours on the Scottish Island of Lunga photographing puffins, I also spent 3 nights on the magical, wild island of Skokholm off the coast of Pembrokeshire. Skokholm is home to 90,000 breeding pairs of manx shearwaters, 2000 pairs of breeding storm […]