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

Kingfisher

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A couple of more static shots of a Kingfisher, 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 and/or … Continue reading

Flexible Bullfinch

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Whoever said male bullfinches were not flexible?

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Kestrel

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A few portrait shots of a quite stunning kestrel.

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White Mallard

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Mallard ducks are probably the most common ducks in the UK, however, a white mallard is slightly more unusual.  I stopped for this mallard as the sunlight partially illuminated its white feathers and whilst preening, it emphasised the unique textures … Continue reading

Greylag with Goslings

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A few shots of a Greylag goose with goslings taken at Wilstone reservoir in Tring, Hertfordshire. © [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 and/or owner … Continue reading

Kingfisher

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A few recent shots of a female Kingfisher taken in Northchurch, Berkhamsted. © [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 and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts … Continue reading

Blue Tits Providing

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Relentless, just relentless, is the only way to describe expectant blue tits.  The blue tits in my garden are currently providing for their chicks in my bird box.  For approximately 16 hours a day they work together non-stop in their … Continue reading

Posing Siskin

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This charming little siskin happily posed for me whilst at Loch Morlich, Aviemore.  This is indeed a rarity for me as when attempting wildlife photography the subject is normally well gone before I release the shutter, a very frustrating hobby indeed.  In … Continue reading