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    Red Deer, Bradgate Park, photography guide

    Best Lens: 300mm
    Best time of year: Autumn
    Fitness level: Medium

    Bradgate Park is well known and highly regarded as one of the best places to photograph rutting Red Deer in the UK. The wonderful habitat and evocative subjects make for a wonderful place for wildlife photography. Extending to 830 acres of publicly accessible countryside the Park has a wild and rugged Read more [...]

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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 [...]

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    Willow Tit at Potteric Carr

    Best Lens: 500mm or more
    Best time of year: Oct - Apr
    Fitness level: Easy

    Potteric Carr is a large area of land to the south east of Doncaster, in Yorkshire, England, some 3,000 acres in size. The site is fabulous for bird watching with marsh and water birds being particularly numerous. Over 230 species of birds have been recorded and 102 species have bred, with over Read more [...]

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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.