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    Barnacle Geese, Caerlaverock

    Best Lens: 300mm minimum
    Best time of year: Oct - Mar
    Fitness level: Easy

    The centre is deservedly famous for its vast flocks of over-wintering water-birds, including up to 40,000 barnacle geese from Arctic Svalbard and large numbers of pink-footed geese and whooper swans. With so many geese finding them is not to difficult so long as you look in the right places. Caerlaverock read more

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    Photograph Whooper Swans at Martin Mere, Lancashire

    Best Lens: 300mm minimum
    Best time of year: Oct-Mar
    Fitness level: Easy

    There are lots of opportunities to photograph a wide range of species at Martin Mere, the highlight is the swans and geese which are fed throughout winter. November through March give the best chance for good numbers of birds and plentiful nature photography.

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    Where to Photograph Ptarmigan in the Cairngorms

    Best Lens: 300mm minimum
    Best time of year: Nov - Aug
    Fitness level: Difficult

    Ptarmigan are pretty high on the wish list of birders and photographers visiting the Scottish Highlands in winter. Finding Ptarmigan is one thing, knowing where to photograph Ptarmigan is another challenge. The following article represents the culmination of over 200 days spent in the mountains over the last five years; watching, read more