Category Archives: Birds

Bird photography on Texel, Netherlands

I’ve just returned from a few days’ bird photography on Texel, Netherlands and I’m now going through the images. It wasn’t just a bird  photography trip, I was out there with the family but I managed to get a few hours in from first light until breakfast each day and then again in the last…

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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…

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House Sparrows and bicycles

I spent a pleasant hour photographing house sparrows interacting with man as they picked up crumbs around our breakfast table outside the motorhome. There were good numbers of adults and juveniles all as bold as brass, feeding from our hands and perching on the bikes propped up at the side. It was nice to capture…

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Curlew on the North York Moors

Another visit to North Yorkshire and the colours are starting to develop really well. Hoping to get some nice red grouse images in the flowering heather but in the meantime, here’s another curlew. A very graceful bird.

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Common Swift photography at the nest

Mission impossible? Almost! I spent a couple of hours trying common swift photography at the nest and it’s a hard task. By the time you think they are going to jump out of the nest and you’ve pressed the shutter, they’ve gone! Now that I know where they are nesting, I will try again next…

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