Garth Peacock
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A disappointing day.

Monday 6th July 2020

Another week goes by!!!

Monday 1st June 2020

Lockdown continues.

Saturday 16th May 2020

April lockdown

Thursday 30th April 2020

Local bird photography

Monday 20th April 2020

House-bound!!!

Friday 3rd April 2020

Could be the last one for a while.

Wednesday 18th March 2020

We are into March already

Monday 9th March 2020

Wednesday 12th February 2020

Thursday 20th February 2020

Slimbridge WWT Gloucestershire

Wednesday 19th February 2020

To end January 2020...

Thursday 30th January 2020

That's the end of 2019 for me.

Friday 20th December 2019

Disaster strikes

Monday 2nd December 2019

It's still very hard work

Saturday 9th November 2019

A quiet month overall

Saturday 2nd November 2019

Week ending 11th October 2019

Friday 11th October 2019

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Sunday 24th May 2020

It has been an odd week in many ways.  Very sunny days, far from being beneficial to photography, give a very harsh light during the middle of the day so I felt restricted to early morning or late evening. There are far to many people around during the evening, so it was a case of up early and this time, heading to Cambridge Research Park where several Cuckoos are about.

Only one distant flypast - frustrating as there were several calling most of the time.

While waiting, a nearby Whitethroat took to the air singing - worth a pop.

Returning to the car, I heard a singing Reed Warbler that performed rather well.

The next day, I concentrated on a flock of newly fledged Starlings in my garden. The shot I had in mind was backlit with the sun partly screened by a boundary hedge. Several screaming young allowed a close approach to get the shot, being far more interested in getting fed by a couple of very tired looking adults

It shows how a new approach can produce results. Under normal circumstances, I would never have spent a couple of hours in my garden photographing Starlings so the Coronvirus has at least one benefit.