I had a number of sightings of goldcrests in the Loch Garten Car Par, but they never really posed for a photo in a near enough or clear enough position. The best I managed was probably this

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.


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…