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Monthly Archives: June 2011

You can’t really drive through certain parts of the Dales without hearing the plaintive call of the golden plover, its just such an evocative sound amd so much a part of this remote corner of Yorkshire. This bird¬† was photographed around Tan Hill, a wild and windsept section of the Dales about as far north […]

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Spemt the day at a bee-eater colony. We sat in nylon pop-up hides for around 5 hours in temperatures of 35dg+! Sweat was jusr running off us but it was worth it to get up close and personal to these wonderful birds. I’m sure if I asked someone to invent me a bird and sketch […]

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What a bird! Finally caught up with a species that has eluded me for 20 odd years in at least 5 countries! High in the mountains of northern Bulgaria lies a deep ravine with steep walls on either side of the narrow valley and around 30 feet up on one of the rock faces is […]

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I’m over in Bulgaria photographing birds and other wildlife and while Ive got internet access, I thought I’d post a species a day. Today was the first day which we spent in the mountains above Sophia where the target species were nutcracker and ring ouzel. Very heavy rain hampered the photography as the nutcrakers stayed […]

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