Author Archives: John

Bittern Photography

I’ve just returned from a session of bittern photography at a local reserve where a breeding pair are presenting good photo opportunities to capture some flight shots. This elusive and rare breeding bird has a nest deep in the reedbed but I was able to place myself strategically so that I could get some flight...

Bird Photography on Texel (Part 5)

This is probably the final post from my recent combined family holiday and  bird photography on Texel and so I thought I share a few images of the beautiful bluethroat and some of the landscapes of the island. The bluethroats are found in the dunes down on the SW corner of the island, but the...

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Bird Photography on Texel (Part 4)

Some more imnages from my recent trip to do bird photography on Texel, a Fresian island off the coast of Holland. These are all images I took while on a family holiday there during the last week of May, probably the ideal time for most things, though early May could well be better for migrants...

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Bird Photography on Texel (Part 3)

Part 3 of my bird photography on Texel while I was there with the family at the end of May. Here is another selection of birds that I managed to capture either as I drove round in the two hours after sunrise or on foot as we cycled round the island during the day. The...

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Bird photography on Texel (Part 2)

The second installment of my trip for bird photography on Texel. These are just a random selection uploaded as I process my images so no real order to them but they give a flavour of the images I created. There are a lot more Sandwich terns to cone as I spent a really enjoyable couple...

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