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THE FOX AND EGG

Here’s a little trip down memory lane, a photo shoot with one of my favourite foxes , Peanuts. She was a regular visitor and over a few months we built up a bond of trust. She would approach me with no fear but always maintained a short distance , normally around two metres. We would both sit on my drive and reassuringly she would run for cover if anyone else  arrived.  Peanuts loved peanuts, hence the name .But she would also never shy away from an egg.

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The images were taken about 8 o’clock pm , with me lying on the ground using a flash gun to black out the background, It was still daylight and the flash didn’t seem to bother Peanuts at all. Obviously you have to be very careful using flash photography at night with nocturnal animals.

THE JACKDAW

Say hello to the Jackdaw , Corvus monedula The Jackdaw is Britain’s smallest black crow ( a family of birds collectively known as corvids), which also includes ravens, crows, rooks, jays and magpies. With a distinctive silvery sheen to the back of its head. The pale eyes are also noticeable. The jackdaw call is a familiar […]

THE JAY

Meet the Model – Jasmine the Jay The Jay or Garrulus glandarius is undoubtedly the most colourful member of the crow family of birds Family name Corvidae. The genus term, Garrulus, means noisy and chattering; the secondary term, glandarious, means “of acorns”, pertaining to the Jay’s habit of favouring acorns as part of its diet […]

Bullfinch

BULLFINCH Pyrrhula pyrrhula Length            16 cm Wingspan        28cm Weight              35 g Population       400,000 One of the larger finches’s the bullfinch has a rounder more compact body , with a black face and head , bright pink underparts and […]

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