Archive for: Bird

  • Ladybird out for a Walk

    Ladybird out for a Walk

    This photo of a ladybird (or ladybug in the USA) I just liked because of the simplicity – one small ladybird in an vast green area. I also liked the texture of the grass stem which the lady bird is walking over. I deliberately used a low aperture so as to blur the background and […]

  • Chicks and their Mom – Seagull Chicks in Dunmore East : 26/Project 52

    Chicks and their Mom – Seagull Chicks in Dunmore East : 26/Project 52

    Halfway through the Project 52 challenge and it has been very hard these past few weeks to get any decent shoots in the evenings – the weather this year has been deplorable and this week was no exception. I nearly didn’t bring the camera on this day but I spotted some chicks in the cliff […]

  • London Dove In Your Face – 24/Project52

    London Dove In Your Face – 24/Project52

    I went for a walk in St. James park near Buckingham Palace in London and found that the pigeons were very tame, in fact, when I held my had out, 2 of them landed on my arm. While I was doing this I thought I could capture some of the avian flapping action that was […]

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  • Grey Heron at Cahir, Co. Tipperary : 11/Project 52

    Grey Heron at Cahir, Co. Tipperary : 11/Project 52

    I came across this grey heron totally by accident in Cahir, Co. Tipperary ; it was standing in the weir just opposite Cahir Castle. Over a period of about 5 minutes this heron did not move, apart from tipping the flowing water with its’ right foot. I used the Canon 75-300 and upped the ISO […]

  • New Zealand, Lake Taupo Bird

    New Zealand, Lake Taupo Bird

    On my way from Wellington to Lake Taupo on New Zealands North Island we stopped off at a viewing point at the start of Lake Taupo, about 45 minutes from the main town. There I took some nice shots of the lake, a storm coming from the East and the black swans which were swimming […]

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