Garth Peacock
A couple of weeks to update


Week ending 19th January 2018

Monday 22nd January 2018

First outing of 2018

Monday 8th January 2018

A snowy start to the week.

Saturday 16th December 2017

Sucesses and failures in equal measure

Wednesday 13th December 2017

A morning of common birds

Sunday 26th November 2017

Wicken Fen Cambridgeshire

Tuesday 21st November 2017

The past ten days.

Thursday 16th November 2017

Birdguides Photo of the Week

Wednesday 8th November 2017

A week in pictures

Friday 3rd November 2017

Nothing exciting

Tuesday 17th October 2017

An update from the last few weeks

Wednesday 4th October 2017

Iceland - Day 8 - Monday 12th June 2017

Thursday 14th September 2017

A quick visit to Norfolk

Saturday 19th August 2017

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Monday 10th October 2016

I have surprised myself to see that it is two weeks since my last blog. Such inefficiency!! Having looked back on the previous week, I can see why.

28th September - visit to Lackford Lakes Suffolk - only photo worth noting  was a rather nice image of a Canada Goose in colourful surroundings.

30th September - took delivery of a new Canon 100-400 MK2 lens and went to Welney to try it out. Mallards, Mallards and more Mallards, all lazing about doing nothing - and a quick fly-by of a juvenile Peregrine. As it happens, the combination of the new lens and the 7D MK2 camera proved to be a winner for flight shots as it caught the Peregrine very nicely.

Too soon to say how good it is - not enough going on.

Last week, my only trip out was with a friend to try for the Yellow-browed Warblers on the Norfolk coast. Depsite spending a couple of hours at Holkham Pines, where there was a reported 11 around, we did not see one at all and heard one possible call. Disappointing.

We then de-camped to Holham Hall as I wanted to take some new photos of  the Fallow Deer. Surprised to find that you can no longer drive through but must park up and pay £3.00 for the privilege. Anyway, we did and spent a good hour or so close to a herd.

A very attractive dark-coloured stag.

and we were able to get real close.

Calling in at the harbour at Burnham Overy Staithe, I had just commented that I Rolex Replica Watches  had seen very few Ringed Plovers this year when a couple popped up close by.

and a Greenshank feeding in the channel.

Moving on to Titchwell RSPB, there was also little of note so I spent some time from the hide trying for something different.

and then the Pectoral Sandpiper put in an appearance - not close and surrounded by Teal so this shot has had the Teal taken out.

On the way home we called in at the harbour at Thornham to find, 9and rather co-operative), three juvenile Ringed Plovers - sods law that after my earlier comment.

This was taken at ISO1600 so it was getting dark and time to make tracks home.