Osprey T7 Fishing

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The final shots of ‘T7’ fishing. T7 is a female who hatched on the 14 May 16 at Manton Bay, Rutland. T7 will, in the next week or so, start her long journey back to Africa. All shots taken from … 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

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

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

Great Crested Grebe with Crayfish

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A few shots of a great crested grebe having just caught what I believe to be a crayfish.  The shots range from the initial catch to the demise of the poor crayfish, it’s always amazing to see the size of … Continue reading

Great Crested Grebe with catch!

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I followed this great crested grebe for an hour whilst it was diving, fortunately my patience eventually paid off.  Taken at Wilstone reservoir near Tring, Hertfordshire. © [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com], [2019]. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express … Continue reading

Great black-backed gull – Seafood Lunch

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Observed this Great black-backed gull on Farne, battling to consume a large fish which it eventually accomplished.  Incredible, what an expanding neck line and an abundance of determination can do. © [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com], [2018]. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of … Continue reading