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  • Forum Thread: great tit and house sparrows today x

    Along with my goldy regulars (which seemed a little too quick for me ho hum) today we had a juvenile black bird and quite a few house sparrows on/off most of the day. Doesnt seem to be alot of those about near us just a lately so took a few `try my best` shots xx
  • Forum Thread: Yep here come the Goldie's lol

    tonights dinner guests included goldies and a great tit xx Great tit below x
  • Forum Thread: More goldfinches xxxx

    seem to be getting a certain little set of families of goldfinch frequenting our garden EVERYDAY now.....same time (more or less haha) each day, a cpl of squabbles too which sounded worse than they actually were I suspect aww.....I'm not the best with my camera but I'm learning with it each day...
  • Media: Red Kite overhead

    Since I moved house in May last year we have had a family of Red Kite fly over the house just about every day. This month I finally bit the bullet and bought myself a second hand telephoto zoom lens to finally capture a good clear shot of one of them. Mission accomplished I think.
  • Media: Egrets at RSPB Burton Mere

    Beautiful Egrets in the trees at Burton Mere
  • Media: Spoonbills at Burton Mere

    Beautiful Spoonbills at RSPB Burton Mere
  • Media: Egrets at Burton Mere

    A group of Egrets at Burton Mere on the Wirral along the river Dee.
  • Forum Thread: goldfinches anyone?

    geting anywhere upto 5 finches at any 1 coming everyday, giving me a good chance at practiosing with taking their piccys xxx
  • Forum Thread: Resident attacking birds and habitat - advice needed

    Location: St Pauls Park Bristol BS29JR, the Places For People (Housing Association) properties adjacent. There is a thriving bird community in the park and the gardens of the properties. One neighbour has been feeding the birds for years, I have been feeding them for less than a year. There are over...
  • Forum Thread: Lovely little fledgling, A baby goldfinch

    This was taken in my garden 6-6-16. there were 2 flapping calling to be fed, so cute.
  • Forum Thread: How Cute is this little one

    Was out walking in Chelmondiston today and I spotted this in a field, How cute.
  • Media: cuckoo cuckoo

    taken in a hurry as they don,t hang about
  • Forum Thread: Great Tits nesting in a (very tall) gate post - not sure if the chicks can get out...?

    Hello, I've just discovered a family of Great Tits nesting in a gate post. They enter through an old hole where the lock used to be, and dive about 1.5 metres down to the nest, which is right down at the base. I've managed to identify about 6 chicks inside, currently feathered but I think with...
  • Blog Post: Cardiff’s feathered friends – what they’re up to in May

    Guest blog by Gareth Stamp, City of Cardiff Council Park Ranger With the longer days and warmer weather, birds really only have one thing on their minds –finding their true love. Birds tend to be distracted at this time of year as they show off and argue with one another as they attract a mate...
  • Blog Post: Notes on nature: Rover and out

    Last month, you may remember that we told you all about a pair of robins that had decided to build their nest inside the dashboard of a vintage Land Rover. Well, like a proud father, I'm happy to report that the plucky pair successfully fledged five chicks from the interior of the fully-functional...
  • Forum Thread: HELP! URGENT! Coot/Moorhen eggs! How to incubate?

    There is a lake in my garden and lots of ducks, coots and moorhens have settled to breed. There are around 12 mallard ducklings already, which have been adopted by a coot funnily enough. They are living on a floating duck house we got a few years ago. The mother duck keeps going back there to try and...
  • Forum Thread: Identification help

    Red-footed falcon 5th may The bird about the size of a hobby or kestrel flew over the housing estate in Evesham. The flight was fast and direct and appeared to dive as it was lost from view. Not sure what it is RBA thought it was 'ok' for RF falcon but weren't 100% as the legs look yellower...
  • Forum Thread: The Indian hawk-cuckoo

    The Indian hawk-cuckoo is an uncommon bird of the Indian subcontinent.It uncannily resembles the residen bird of prey of the subcontinent,Shikra.It has a wide distrubition from Pakistan to Bangladesh.Some winter in Sri Lanka.Though normally it's uncommon,it can be locally common in some suburban...
  • Forum Thread: Hanging feeder with guard and tray

    I am looking for a hanging feeder that has a pigeon/squirrel guard, but which also has a solid tray(as wide as possible) inside the guard. All the ones I can find just have wire bottoms through which the food just falls to the floor.
  • Media: Tufted duck male

    A male tufted duck finally came close enough for clear shot at Leighton Moss.
  • Media: Gannet roost

    Taken on the 01/05/2016. Need to be opened to full to get the proper clours
  • Media: Starling perched

    Shot in Athens, Greece sometime back but it is one of the photos I like most.
  • Forum Thread: camera tips anyone?

    i am very new to the world of photographing birds and my camera is real good, its a canon powershot sx60 hs so if anyone uses 1 of these and has any advice for me or tips on using it id appreciate it alot thank you xx
  • Blog Post: Notes on nature: Snuggle up, it's nesting season...

    Spring has sprung and life’s all aflutter as wildlife gets busy preparing for the breeding season. You may have spotted birds in your garden flitting to and fro with nest material as they prepare for family life. Some opt for a traditional-style home, weaving twigs and moss into a neat cup...
  • Forum Thread: goldy again xx seeing them more often giving me chance to try for better shots xx