Grey Heron

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A couple of shots of a grey heron taken at Wilstone reservoir near  Tring in 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 … Continue reading

Great Crested Grebe

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

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Wren

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A few shots of a wren ruffling his feathers, presumably displaying some mating behaviour.  Taken a Wilstone reservoir near Tring, Hertfordshire.   © [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com], [2019]. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission … 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

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

Courting Great Crested Grebes

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A few shots of a couple of great crested grebes carrying out their elaborate courtship dance.  It would have been ideal if the weather had been better and the grebes closer to shore however, this was the first time I had … 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