Great Crested Grebe with Catch!

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Still find it amazing how such a relatively small grebe can manage to swallow such a large fish with ease. Not an expert on fish but think the unfortunate victim may be a Tench. Taken at Watermead Lake, Aylesbury. © … Continue reading

Cormorant vs Tench

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Whilst out and about at Watermead Lake, Aylesbury I managed to catch this struggle between a cormorant and a rather large and unfortunate Tench. The struggle lasted nearly 6 minutes until the cormorant was in a position to dispatch the … Continue reading

DOWN THE HATCH

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A Kingfisher reaping the rewards of a successful dive. © [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 owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may … Continue reading

A SUCCESSFUL DIVE

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A Kingfisher can hit the water at up to 25mph, pretty amazing considering its size. Capturing a diving Kingfisher is down to an abundance of patience and manually focussing on the right place at the right time. © [John Mallaney] … Continue reading

Kingfisher Brunch

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A Kingfisher reaping the rewards for a successful dive. © [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com], [2020]. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may … Continue reading

Kingfisher

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A few shots of a Kingfisher after a successful dive, taken at Horn Mill Trout Farm, Oakham, Rutland. © [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com], [2019]. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author … Continue reading

Osprey Fishing

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A few shots of an Osprey fishing at Horn Mill trout farm near Oakham, Leicestershire.  We had an early evening session in the hide and thought we were out of luck until the osprey paid a visit with only an … Continue reading