Friday, 20 March 2015

What a day ..... Solar eclipse, Spring Equinox, a fine spring day with strong light doesn't get much better .......

So I thought I would go down to the reserve for some in flight images.

Of course its a set up, to the left of all of the images and cropped out is a seed feeder. 

It was a great afternoon to be down on the reserve, Chiff Chaffs calling, Water Rail squealing, Red Kites piercing the still air with their calls, Great Spotted Woodpeckers drumming and Green Woodpeckers Yaffling, Dunnocks sorting out their promiscuous pecking order  ....... spring is here but sadly not quite yet our summer migrants. 

I wound up the ISO to give a shutter speed of 1/2500, fast enough to nearly freeze the action without too much detriment to image quality.

Who says that we don't have beautiful birds in the UK, colour galore ...........


  1. Wow some stunning flight shots John. The Greenfinch looks stunning.

  2. Cracking set of action shots John :)