Feeding marsh harrier video

Here is a video I filmed on my Pentax K5 DSLR of a marsh harrier feeding on a dead rabbit, while being harassed by a number of crows. Be sure to click on the expand video arrows/button to view full screen! feeding marsh harrier from Neil Phillips on Vimeo. Related posts: Caspian Gull and Marsh…

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Finally Adders!

I finally got my first adders of 2013 today, with an adult and a youngster, which I got a nice pic of: I also got a couple of grab shots of the adult. I also found a grass snake, but missed the best shot of it coming head on as the sun disappeared and it…

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Wood ants

Last weekend I was on a Forest School Course with the excellent people at EarthcraftUK in Blean Woods. There are a number of wood ant nests in the area and in a lunch break I found a line of them heading up a tree, but it was midday and they were very active and very…

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Grasshopper Warbler

On Tuesday I got word there was a grasshopper warbler about, but it took 3 attempts to hear and then finally see it, which was my first ever view of the species. I then staked it out yesterday evening, when the light was much poorer of course, and got a couple of OK grab shots…

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Crested tit

The bird I was after at Loch Garten was a crested tit. My friend Ian was kind enough to lend me his 7D and 600mm prime lens to help me out! (see his and Paulines excellent images here: Pauline and Ian’s Zenfolio). With his help I managed a few shots, including this one. As you…

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