Desert grey shrike eating a gecko

On day 4 of my trip we were walking along the seafront when I spotted the desert grey shrike calling from a TV aerial. It was way to high up for a photo and we were looking for somewhere to eat. Walking back the other way to head the resturant we fancied I couldn’t believe…

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Wheatear

Here is the last batch from my encounter with the wheatear, all of which were taken with the 300mm lens This one is uncropped I took some in different poses, although bits of grass detract from some of the shots. Related posts: Wheatear with weevil on its beak Wat Tyler Wheatear Dytiscus diving beetle larva…

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Wat Tyler Wheatear

Today at Wat tyler, I got told there was a wheatear in the car park.  So I grabbed my gear and headed out to have a look.  I grabbed some record shots before it flew to the nearby gravel. I managed to creep quite closely by laying on my belly doing a pretty decent seal…

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