Thursday, July 05, 2018

Roe stag


first Marsh Harrier juvs

Marsh Harriers seem to be really struggling this year, fewer pairs, apparent lack of food leading to desertions and nest failures and all nests seem to be late fledging; at least this brood is on the wing;





Sunday, July 01, 2018

Monday, June 25, 2018

Night birds and mosquitoes

beautiful evenings for Nightjars usually mean a lot of bites and yesterday was no exception; this pair of Long-eared Owls only seemed to have one fledged youngster still creaking -the Blackbird found the owl a long time before I did- - it was taken in the near dark at 22:34 at 16,000 ISO on the Canon 5D4 with the 400 DO2 hand held -- the Nightjars were very active