Running on Water

Image

Not only do Coots swim and dive, apparently they also have this clever trick where they run on water! Taken at Watermead Lake, Aylesbury.

Clever Coot!

© [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 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.

Here’s Looking at you Kid!

Image

A Coot and chick at Watermead Lake, Aylesbury.

Coot with Chick

© [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 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.

Mandarin Duck Portrait

Image

A portrait of a male Mandarin duck taken on the Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal.

Mandarin Duck

© [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 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.

Mandarin Duck

Image

A portrait of a stunning male mandarin duck.

© [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 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

Image

A single shot of a female great spotted woodpecker

1DSC_0050

© [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

Red Kite Take Off

Image

A red kite about to take off in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.  Captured with a Nikon D750 and Sigma 150-500mm lens.

10DSC_9416

Red Kite

© [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.

Broad-Bodied Chaser Dragonfly

Image

A shot of a female broad-bodied chaser dragonfly taken in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.  Captured with a Nikon D750 and a Tamron 70-200mm lens.

1DSC_0146

Broad Bodied Chaser

© [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.

Flexible Bullfinch

Image

Whoever said male bullfinches were not flexible?

19DSC_9485

© [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 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 Crested Grebe

Image

A great crested grebe 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 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.