West Yorkshire wildlife photographer : The Sparrowhawk
West Yorkshire wildlife photographer : I’ve been photographing sparrowhawk recently and finally caught up with a male bird at my good friend Alan’s hide up in Dumfrieshire! Alan rents his hides out to anyone wanting to photograph these magnificent birds and he’s let me use the hide in the past but I’ve always dipped and the bird hasn’t shown. The latest session though, came up trumps and I managed a few shots of this beautiful bird on a stump in a Scottish woodland. The images had a painterly feel to them even on the camera screen, so I used a bit of my processing expertise to emphasise this in the above image and give it a watercolour feel. I’ve included other sparrowhawk images below and if you would like a chance to photograph this magnificent bird, just go over to Alan’s site here.