Archive for the ‘Birds of Britain’ Category

Kittiwakes

Kittiwakes are probably the most delicate and attractive of Britain’s breeding gulls but they are in decline across most of the country. However, there are still good numbers to be found breeding in East Yorkshire and Bridlington harbour is an excellent place to get really close to them; this is where I took this photo […]

Juvenile Common Whitethroat

Today at Oare Marshes, in Kent, there were a lot of wading birds to be seen but it was really tough to see any small passerines due to windy weather. One species I did get close to was Common Whitethroat with a small family group noisily foraging in a bramble patch.

Garden Warbler

I photographed this Garden Warbler on July 16th 2015 while leading a short bird watching tour to The Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales. Although it was a little far away for photographing such a small bird its agitated behaviour meant that it spent some time in the same small bush and taking a […]