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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Still editing images from the summer as and when I get time and here is one I like from a session with great crested grebe in York in the spring. This shot was taken just as the sun came up and the bird was lit by some nice low cross lighting which gives a spotlight […]

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I had a good session in the hide today photographing kingfishers and also the water rails put in an appearance too. The weather was quite bright and sunny which was excellent for the water rail but less so for the kingfishers which, being a bright bird, look better in overcast conditions. Kingfishers are amazingly beautiful […]

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In the hide for around 7hrs today hoping to do kingfisher but for one reason or another, they never showed up! However, despite the no-show by the kingfishers, the day wasn’t entirely wasted as three water rails put on a great floor show in front of the hide. These normally shy birds were fairly bold […]

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