Thursday, 8 January 2009

Gannet juvenile

Gannet juvenile, Bempton RSPB, England 2008.

Canon 40D + 300 f2.8 + 1.4 extender.

As adult birds collect nest-grasses along the cliff top, a juvenile bird
hovers and observes the goings on.

Copyright: Kevin Smith


Puffins, Bempton, England. 2008

Canon 20D + 100-400mm.

A breeding pair change over on the cliffs at Bempton RSPB, England.

A rival pair below them have their attention.

Copyright: Kevin Smith

Monday, 5 January 2009

Bullfinch [male], England. Winter 2009

Bullfinch [male], England. Winter 2009

Canon 50D + 300 f2.8. [1/125@ f5@ 400ASA]

The freezing conditions have lured several pairs of Bullfinch from the woodland
into the feeding station at the Old Moor RSPB reserve, England.

Copyright: Kevin Smith

European Robin

European Robin. England. Winter 2009

Canon 50D + 300 f2.8. [1/125@ f3.5@400ASA]

Ground feeding upon the leftovers from feeders.

Robins add a dash of colour to a winter sodden landscape.

Copyright: Kevin Smith