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  • 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

  • Forum Thread: Blackbird's Eggs

    Hi everyone I found 4 blackbird's eggs in a nest in my garden about a week or so ago but i haven't seen any blackbirds around that nest since then.I've noticed yesterday that of the egg is cracked and there is some yellowish-brownish liquid. Do you think that the birds will not hatch at all...
  • Media: Redpoll

    Found this chap at Calke Abbey
  • Forum Thread: new to taking pics and bird watching really xx all advice accepted x

    getting to really like taking pics of the visitors in our garden, not that good at it yet so my quality of pictures will vary.....1 day i get no good pics at all then there are days when i dont seem to do anythi else xxx
  • Forum Thread: What kind of goose/duck is this?

    Hi everyone! This has been confusing me for days now, so I hope you can help me finally identify what type of bird this is. It was much bigger than the mallard ducks in the lake, which led me to believe it was some kind of goose, but it had very "mallard-like" markings, that I've not seen...
  • Forum Thread: Is this a ....Chiffchaff or Willow Warbler?

    Hello.....once again hoping to help identify subjects of my photography. I've had people mention that the difference between a Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler can be hard to pick out. From what I have learnt before I was suspecting that this shot is of a Chiffchaff....I was going by the fact it has...
  • Media: Brambling

    I have since January this year photographed visitors to my garden. Now that I spend a whole day in my hide I have seen a lot of visitors and some I didn't think would visit.
  • Media: Anthus pratensis

    Meadow Pipit takes a breather! Taken yesterday evening. If labelled incorrectly please advise me. Thanks
  • Media: Short Eared preparing to dive on prey

    I have now noted the flight path of this owl on North Yorkshire's Moors and enjoy watching and trying to capture its movements.
  • Media: Short eared owl over moorland

    Captured the short eared own patrolling moorland near Osmotherly, in North Yorkshire
  • Media: Firecrest - Regulus agnicapillus

    Found in Gorse near the power station last week
  • Forum Thread: Duck by his dead partner

    Good morning, Two days ago, my husband noticed a male duck standing by his female partner, which had been run over and killed by a car, on the side of the road, in our village. Today he realised the male duck is still there, by the dead body of the female. We have been considering taking some food for...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Your best Photos for the Month of March 2016

  • Media: Female brambling

    Brambling near the visitor centre at Lakenheath Fen
  • Media: blacktailed godwit

    black tailed godwit on draper 21 march 2016
  • Forum Thread: Help wanted

    Any Idea what this bird is, It was taken near Ipswich. My Wife thinks its a dunnock. Please help
  • Forum Thread: Is this a......Dunnock?

    Hello.......with my hobby of photography I like to use it to learn about what I see and identify any birds. I believe this is a shot of a Dunnock but would appreciate confirmation. It was taken early October. Thank you, JB
  • Forum Thread: Is this a......Chiffchaff?

    Hello.......with my hobby of photography I like to use it to learn about what I see and identify any birds. I believe this is a shot of a Chiffchaff but would appreciate confirmation. It was taken early October with it feeding on berries in a tree. Thank you, JB.