Some more photos from the Loch Garten Car Park, where I spent all day waiting for some crested tits to pose for photos. I got some nice shots, thanks to some excellent help from my friend Ian, who also lent me his Canon 7D and 600mm L lens to use!
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
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…
A quick photo of a coal tit.
A quick shot from the Loch Garten feeders. I went all the way up to the Highlands of Scotland and photographed….a robin. It looked so nice in the sun I couldn’t resist pressing the shutter!
Some more photos photos from Loch Garten. A great tit posed, looking right at me, which gives a bit of a different perspective. A treecreeper landed in a pine tree and I managed a couple of grab shots as it searched for food. And a chaffinch posed on the twig.
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…
Some pics from the Cairngorms now. Most people stick to the grouse and other highland specialties when in the the Cairngorms but I can’t resist a good toad photograph and at this loch there were 100s! They were in the water and on the paths. There were a few mating pairs. I I couldn’t resist…