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Digiscoping has been around for over 20 years. Does this technique have a future?
We opened the door of the hide at Holton Lee and and several heads turned to greet my son and me with the news that a sparrowhawk had visited the feeders about 17 times.
No sooner had we walked in and settled ourselves than this beautiful male kingfisher landed in front of the hide. It wasn't in any hurry.
This small bird just sat himself in front of my camera. I love the bright colour and the contrast with the white, frozen grass.
Wildlife photo opportunities last only a few seconds. This female sparrowhawk landed in my back garden this morning.
Redshank On Sunday afternoon we had bright sunshine and being January the sun was low in the sky. It was very cold, so I wrapped up warm and headed down to a local salt water marsh, Stanpit Marsh. Two bird species caught my eye: a little egret and the redshank. The redshank gets its name … Continue reading The Redshank
The eye-catching oystercatcher.
The sun shone today and the rain stopped. Yellow leaves underfoot clearly indicated the season: late autumn.
I have had to wait a long time to get a photo of a great spotted woodpecker. I make no apology for the fact that this picture was taken at a public hide at Holton Lee.
At between 50-60 cm, the curlew is the UK's largest wader.