Great Crested Grebe and Humbugs

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A few shots of a Great Crested Grebe with two chicks (AKA Humbugs) taken at Watermead Lake, Aylesbury. Both appear to be well fed and looked after. © [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com], [2021]. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material … Continue reading

Great Crested Grebe with Chicks AKA Humbugs!

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I have been following a pair of Great Crested Grebes at Watermead Lake, Aylesbury for a few weeks since their chicks hatched only a few weeks ago (mid April). The Grebes are a stunning bird particularly during their courtship rituals. … Continue reading

Great Crested Grebe with Lunch!

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A few shots of a great crested grebe with lunch, taken at Watermead Lake, Aylesbury. © [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 … Continue reading

Great Crested Grebes and Chicks (Humbugs)

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The resident pair of Great Crested Grebes feeding their chicks (AKA Humbugs – after the sweet) at Watermead Lake, Aylesbury. © [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com], [2021]. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this … Continue reading

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

GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER

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A single shot of a female great spotted woodpecker

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© [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 be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com] with appropriate and specific direction to the original content

Great Spotted Woodpecker

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A great spotted woodpecker multitasking.  Feeding and gymnastics in perfect unison. © [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 … Continue reading

Great Crested Grebe

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A great crested grebe at Wilstone reservoir near Tring in Hertfordshire.

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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