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West Yorkshire wildlife photographer: Chaffinch in flight As a West Yorkshire wildlife photographer, I am always looking for something new to shoot. Today I spent a bit of time attempting to photograph small birds arriving at the feeders and despite a great deal of frustration, I managed the odd shot I’m pleased with. This is […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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I went back to Brockadale today looking for more wildflowers and came across one of the locally scarce stinking helibore pants. Although well past its flowering period, it was easily recognisable but the amazing thing was that it was totally covered in brightly coloured shield bugs! I have identified these as sloe bug (also known […]

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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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