Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Common Snipe.

Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago) photographed at Barnes WWT in January. 

For more images and information on this species please check out the post entitled 'Cryptic Plumage' for World Bird Wednesday on my main blog.  [F10; 1/125; ISO 800 @ 300mm and cropped] FAB.

Mossy Mouthful.

Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus) bringing more bedding material to the nest box.  For more nesting updates please check out the recent posts on my main blog.    FAB.

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Ducks in Breeding Plumage.

Many of our resident and over-wintering migrant ducks are now sporting their full breeding plumages.

Northern Pintail (Anus acuta)
I intend to share a series on this elegant species on my main blog very soon.

Pochard (Common)  (Aythya ferina)

Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata)
For more images of this species click this link to my main blog.

Northern Shoveler (Anus clypeata)

All photographed within Surrey in the last few weeks ..... FAB. 

Thursday, 10 March 2011


A study in concentration as this Red Deer doe pricked her ears to monitor any possible danger.   FAB.