Kittiwake

A few shots of Kittiwakes taken on Staple Island.

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Banded Orange

A few shots of a banded orange butterfly.

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Bald Eagle in flight

A bald eagle in flight.

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Arctic Terns in action

A few shots of arctic terns in flight on Staple Island which is part of the Farne Islands located off the coast of Northumberland.

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Large Tree Nymph

A few shots of a large tree nymph butterfly taken with a D750 and Tamron 90mm macro lens.

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Amur Tiger and cubs

A few shots of an Amur tigress with four cubs which were born on 23 Jun 18 at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire.  A real success story as Amur tigers are currently endangered with only approx 500 left in the wild.

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Guillemots

A few shots guillemots taken on Staple Island, Farne Islands.  Their striking features looks strangely alien like.

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Puffins

Puffins – One of this country’s favourite and most charming of seabirds.

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Breeding Razorbills

A few shots of a couple of  breeding razorbills taken on Staple Island during 31 May 18.

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The V&A Dundee

A few shots of the new V&A Museum in Dundee which is due to open its doors on 15 Sep 18.  The V&A Dundee is Scotland’s first design museum and first ever design museum to be built in the UK outside London.  The spectacular building was designed by renowned architect Kengo Kuma who’s next project is designing the Olympic stadium for Tokyo 2020.  The V&A is part of a billion pound regeneration of Dundee waterfront which also includes a new railway station, several new hotels, Scotland’s first urban aqua park and Slessor Gardens an open area used for outdoor concerts.  Towards the end of 2019, waterfront place is due to open which will be a landscaped area that includes an urban beach (note – this is not a typo).  All shots taken whilst on a boat tour with Pirate Boats Ltd of Dundee on a very grey day.

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In The Frame

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