Warbler, Music and Bites

Sedge Warbler at Stortons Gravel Pits Northampton An interesting and varied week, which includes the solstice!.  On Sunday I visited Ravensthorpe Reservoir. I have often boasted that I am good at reading the weather, well not this time. I was about 5 minutes into my...
Stortons Gravel Pits

Stortons Gravel Pits

Blue Tit Juvenile Stortons GP is somewhere I visit regularly ( it is close to where I live at the moment). It is an odd collection of spaces and wildlife habitat. It is a shame that the car park area at Sixfields is used by various groups to meet, drink, eat and in...

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...