JACKDAW

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The solemn Jackdaw – Not often photographed and not particularly colourful. This individual posed for me or rather he was waiting for me to finish a packet of crisps so he could clean up any discarded crumbs. Taken at Richmond … Continue reading

Testing The Water

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A Red Kite trying out his fishing skills. Nikon D500 and Tamron 70-200mm.

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Perched Osprey

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A few shots of a magnificent perched Osprey taken recently at Horn Mill Trout Farm in Rutland. © [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com], [2021]. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or … Continue reading

Kingfisher with Lunch

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A few shots of a Kingfisher enjoying her lunch, including one where she starts to wriggle the fish round, before eventually swallowing. © [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com], [2021]. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission … Continue reading

Red Kite Fishing

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I don’t think Red Kites are renowned fishers so when this individual decided to dive I was hoping for a result however, “he picked up more than he could chew.” Unlike the Osprey which is more powerful and an expert … Continue reading

Osprey (T7) Fishing

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You know your having a good day when an Osprey dives, snatches a substantial trout and heads straight towards your lens. Unlike 2019, all down to the wind direction being perfect on the day! The Osprey concerned is ‘T7’, a … Continue reading

Red Kite in Flight!

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A shot of a Red Kite flying low over the Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal.

Red Kite in Flight!

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Running on Water

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Not only do Coots swim and dive, apparently they also have this clever trick where they run on water! Taken at Watermead Lake, Aylesbury.

Clever Coot!

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