Wood pigeon and gull in flight

A few shots from the start of January, on a sunny day in Raphael’s Park. The was not much around and sun was at an awkward angle so tried for some photos of common birds in flight. The woo pigeon came out ok, except for the background! I also tried a few of the black…

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An otter

The other post was removed because Martin Bowler claimed I said there were people hand feeding otters, when I didn’t. I did not see anyone doing this, but sadly he doesn’e seem to care about facts so I’ve had to replace the post with this message. So why ask the question of why I changed…

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Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

More photos from Elmley Marshes: there were a number of lapwings by the road and I got some nice shots of them. I got one as it stretched its wings. And some different shots too. Related posts: Merlin Falco Columbarius Turnstone feeding on mussel and stretching Misty Morning at Elmely Marshes Black tailed godwit at…

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Kestrel eating worm

A few more from that great day On Sheppey, this time of a kestrel that flew along side my car before landing in front of me to eat a worm. Related posts: Little owl, snow bunting and red legged partridge Desert grey shrike eating a gecko Merlin Falco Columbarius Migrant Hawker in flight and slow…

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Merlin Falco Columbarius

Last Monday I was driving down the entrance road of Elmley Marshes nature reserve.  In the past I have taken some of my best wader shots along this road, but recently I’ve not had much luck there.  That morning it was foggy when I arrived, with the sun starting to peak through, but I had…

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