Friday 31 March 2017

Harvest mice......

A few shots of these harvest mice on reed heads and on corn stalks.

All set up of course but it's very rare to even see a harvest mouse in the wild let alone photograph one!

Thursday 30 March 2017

Focus on foxes!

A bit of photographic practice with these captive foxes yesterday.
I joined David and some of his University students at the West Country Wildlife Photography Centre over the Cornish border in Devon.
We tried some slow shutter panning, some high shutter speed action shots and a few portraits.
All good fun!

Monday 20 March 2017

Black tailed Godwit unsettled by a Sparrowhawk

Our Walmsley flock of Black tailed Godwits were very unsettled this evening as a Sparrowhawk made a few sorties of the reserve keeping them on the move.

A couple of Ruff amongst them and a few Wigeon.

Spoonbill feeding at Ryans Field Hayle Sun 19th March 2017.

I spent an hour with this spoonbill at Ryan's Field at Hayle yesterday as it fed in front of the hide.

It juggled fish in its bill whilst I juggled a large Philps pasty in mine!

Saturday 18 March 2017

Spoonbills arriving from the estuary at Walmsley sanctuary. 11th March 2017.