Spotted Sandpiper lifer!

February 18, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Bit of free time this weekend allowed me to nip into Holme Pierrepoint white water course outside of Nottingham to see if the Spotted Sandpiper could be caught this time as last time I called in to see the little bird I dipped out and fit in an hours local birding too! As soon as I was at the end of the course I heard the call of a Sandpiper, 2 bir...
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Local Park Mandarins

February 11, 2018  •  2 Comments
A tweet came in with me tagged into it from a good friend and top local birder Dave Roberts about a pair of Mandarin Ducks he had come across in a local park where the River Witham meanders gently through it while walking his dog. I tweeted back 'see you in 10' and off I walked round to the park. Dave was making his way back to meet me and as I cr...
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Day out for a lifer!

January 14, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
I had been loving all the images of the Desert Wheatear in Whitby and when a free day presented itself when my wife was off out shopping all day on Saturday I immediately thought "another lifer?". A very early morning departure - 5.30am - meant the 140+ mile drive was easy and pretty quiet and I was soon the first in position to see if the Desert...
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Sunday morning at RSPB Frampton Marsh

January 08, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
A cold but sunny sunday morning was the prediction of the weather guru's around the whole of the UK well most of it; so me and long time mate Steve went off to Frampton for look around. We met up with another photographer / birder mate called Oliver for a quick chat too - which was nice! Birds were all over mainly in fields on the right of the t...
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2017 Review - 3 pics per month

December 27, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I thought a little review of 2017 in pictorial form would be a nice thing to do, little did I realise how hard it would be to pick 1 image per month to feature in the blog this turned out to be impossible and so I thought ok expand it to 3 and even this was a massive challenge; boy I do take quite a few images in a year! But not to be deterred her...
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