Category Archives: Birds

Great bustard on Salisbury Plain

The final bird we photographed on the three day trip to Wiltshire was the displaying great bustard that are being reintroduced to Salisbury Plain. This is a magnificent bird that once bred in the UK on Salisbury Plain and the Yorkshire Wolds but was hunted to extinction. Now, a dedictaed team are collecting eggs under…

no comments
Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

Siberian accentor at Easington | east coast rarities | Yorkshire wildlife photographer

Yorkshire wildlife photographer: Siberian Accentor at Easington Today I made the pilgrimage over to east Yorkshire to glimpse Siberian accentor at Easington, only the second record for Britain. The first record turned up on Shetland just a few days ago and no-one expected there to be another bird hot on its heels, this time in…

no comments
Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

Nikon D500 & Nikkor 200-500 VR lens: first outing

Today was my first outing with the new Nikon D500 and Nikon 200-500 f/5.6 VR lens. I got both of these new bits of kit just a day ago and was keen to see what both were capable of; the camera for focus accuracy and burst speed and the lens for AF speed, contrast and…

no comments
Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

Rough-legged buzzard at Grindale, East Yorkshire

Wow! My first twitch in about 10 years and I really enjoyed it! Not only did the rough-legged buzzard perform but I also met up with a load of old friends and it was just like ┬ábeing back in the late 80s at the height of my birding days! This rough-legged buzzard at Grindale, East…

no comments
Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

Great Crested Grebe

Still editing images from the summer as and when I get time and here is one I like from a session with great crested grebe in York in the spring. This shot was taken just as the sun came up and the bird was lit by some nice low cross lighting which gives a spotlight…

no comments
Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *