Saturday, 6 December 2008

Black Tailed Godwit

Blacktail Godwit, Blacktoft RSPB, England. 2008

Canon 40D + 300 f2.8 + x2 extender.

Having descended, a group of Godwits separated and commenced feeding, one quite close to a hide.

Copyright: Kevin Smith

Klaas's Cuckoo

On my last trip to Abuko National Park in Gambia I was fortunate enough to see this Klaas's Cuckoo, Chrysococcyx klaas, at a waterhole.

Canon 1D Mk2 with a 300 f2.8 lens and 2 x extender.

Friday, 5 December 2008

Herring gull

This beautiful looking gull I found at Bempton cliffs on a bright sunny day, there's a hint of malice in those eyes.

Tuesday, 2 December 2008

Black Headed gulls

To many people gulls are a boring bird and they have no particular interest in them, these Black Headed gulls, Larus ridibundus in Winter plumage, were captured behind the Spa theatre at Bridlington.