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Bob’s Blog – Lessons from a Robin

by Bob Brind-Surch, professional photographer and naturalist . There is one question I receive more than any other either from people at camera club talks or booking on one of my workshops or tours. “How long a lens do I need for wildlife photography ?” I have thought about this often either as I…


The Hide , Friday 17th March 2023 Another early start today trying to dodge the last of the winter rain showers. The inclement weather had little effect on the local feathered population, who were all present in good numbers. One bird who stood out from the crowd was a male Chaffinch, posing for his photograph…


David Attenborough explores our British woodland, grassland, freshwater and ocean habitats, revealing the surprising and dramatic wildlife that exists right on our doorstep. This is Sir David Attenborough first series entirely focused on the landscape and wildlife of the British Isles. Episode 2 of 5 , “ woodlands “ the second episode in the series…


Meet the Model , Percy the Puffin words and pictures by Graham Stewart Percy the Puffin: Fratercula artica Since a child this has always been a bird that I have wanted to see in the flesh, it is often referred to as “Sea Parrot” or “Clown of the Sea” due to its brightly coloured bill…


Mouldon Hill , Thursday 16th March 2023 There is nothing like exploring your local patch , looking for wildlife and I count myself very lucky to have Mouldon Hill country park right on my doorstep. And even on a drab overcast winters day it’s amazing just how much wildlife there is to see. And it…


The Hide , Wednesday 15th March 2023 Trees , I just love them . And today is a special one here at the Hide , ten lovely new trees have arrived , the latest instalment of our plan to create a mini woodland here at the meadow. They might only be 1.2m high at the…

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