Throwback Thursdays: 4

A weekly series when I revisit old photographs Last weekend was annual Garden Birdwatch survey in UK, the idea being to allocate 1 hour over the weekend and count all the birds in the garden during that time. Results are then sent to Royal Society for Protection of Birds who Read more…

Flight Club

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Blur.” blur (noun) = something that cannot be seen clearly. Well can’t be seen clearly without a camera. I like the quote from American photographer Bernice Abbott: “Photography helps people to see”. My telephoto lens (the one that got too heavy to Read more…

whooper swans at sunset at Martinmere WWT Burscough england

Martin Mere

BBC’s Autumnwatch might just have finished and the clocks changed only a week ago but, for me, the arrival of the Whooper Swans at Martin Mere heralds the start of winter. What a noise they make – you hear them long before you see them. So far there around 500 Read more…

Trip to Isle of May

Amazing trip out to Isle of May, Scottish National Nature Reserve in the Firth of Forth. 45,000 pairs of puffins this year, which is down on last year but about the same as in 2009, so their numbers have been maintained despite terrible storms earlier in the year Also many Read more…

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