One bird that frequented the feeders while in the Cairngorms was the coal tit. On my first day I got a number of photos using my 300mm.
I have loads of photos from my recent trip to Scotland, but barely started on the editing, so here is a coal tit at Loch Garten.
Anyone who has visited Loch Garten will know the nest is some way off from the centre, though cameras and telescopes provided do give good views. Its not so good if you want photos, so I got out the Pentax Q and shot some video of the EJ, the female osprey. This video has been…
Here is a video I took a couple of days ago of a snow bunting feeding in the Mount Cairngorm car park. snow bunting from Neil Phillips on Vimeo.
Yesterday we went up to the southern shore of the Moray Firth and found this female long tailed duck. I took some photos which will come later and some video, which I’ve put together into this video in iMovie: long tailed duck from Neil Phillips on Vimeo.
Another pic from yesterday, a goldcrest on the floor.
A photo from today. Terrible light but I got my best ever shot of a crested tit.
More shots from Kefalonia. On a trip up Mount Aenos, I kept hearing a call in the trees that sounded familiar, but I just couldn’t work out what it was. Then this chap came down. A firecrest! Great to see and it/they posed for a few shots. Due to their constant movement and staying in…
On a recent trip to the New Forest I stopped at Milford where there were a number of rooks Corvus frugilegus around the car park.
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…