Osprey at Ravensthorpe

Ravensthorpe Reservoir is somewhere I visit at least once a week. It is a nice walk with lots of wildlife to see and hear. If you are lucky you may spot otters, foxes, and a variety of birds some fairly rare.   On this day (8th May 2019) it was very grey, stormy...
Rutland Water

Rutland Water

Reed Bunting Rutland Water – Rutland   Visit to the Egelton Bird Watching Centre on 24th April 2019   https://www.rutlandwater.org.uk/   Rutland Water is BIG! Not something you do in a day, however more importantly it is somewhere you may visit...
Nikon D7200 – New Camera!

Nikon D7200 – New Camera!

On Saturday 16th March 2019 I purchased a new camera body, a Nikon D7200 replacing my old faithful Nikon D80. I had deliberated for some time but my growing feeling of loosing out finally came to a head. I had noticed for some time that certain images posted on Flickr...
Sparrowhawk Visit

Sparrowhawk Visit

On the 6th March 2019 whislt preparing breakfast I realise that the bird in the garden is not the usual pigeon foraging. I realise it is in fact a Sparrowhawk with a kill,  and it was engrossed in eating its catch.  I rush upstairs to get my camera, luckily it had not...
Titchwell RSPB Reserve

Titchwell RSPB Reserve

On 26th February 2019 I made my 1st visit to the RSPB reserve at Titchwell North Norfolk. The weather was amazing and had been for days previous. Clear blue sky and 17 degrees on the beach (in February).  ...