Meet the Model – Wallace the White-Tailed Sea Eagle

  Meet the Model – Wallace the White-Tailed Sea Eagle by Graham Stewart  Say hello to Wallace , the White-Tailed Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) Habitat: Was declared extinct in the UK in 1918. The species was re-introduced in Scotland in 1975, numbers have increased slowly and in 2015 there were some 106 pairs Size: This [...]

Meet the Model – Kenny the Kingfisher

Meet the Model – Kenny the Kingfisher by Graham Stewart  Say hello to the Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) Most people are only ever likely to catch a flash of electric blue as the Kingfisher skims over the water, once perched, despite its vibrant colour (blue/green back and bright orange belly) it can be hard to spot [...]

Jo Angell – The Stonechat

The Stonechat by Jo Angell So for the month of February my calendar the photo shows off the beautiful Stonechat. The Stonechat - a striking little bird and similar in size to the Robin. The male being the most striking in colour with a rusty red breast, a darker blackish head and legs. The male [...]

My Top Tips

My Top Tips by Bob Brind-Surch, professional photographer and naturalist . http://www.naturesphotos.co.uk I am often asked for my top ten tips as a wildlife photographer and always mumble my way through a reply but recently when sitting on a bench with a workshop participant his question set me thinking harder. Those of you who have [...]

BBC , Animals with Cameras

New on on the BBC , Animals with Cameras. In this groundbreaking new series wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan joins forces with scientists to put cameras on animals. Together, they make extraordinary discoveries about the lives of some of the planet’s most fascinating species. New series starts on Thursday 1st February  at 8.00pm on BBC 1 [...]

Jo Angell – The Waxwing

The Waxwing by Jo Angell My first image takes pride of place and features in my calendar for the month of January. The waxwing, a starling sized bird with a prominent and distinctive crest with colourful markings. They travel over from Scandinavia in the winter and feast on the berries particularly rowan and hawthorn. Last [...]