All Spring

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    Photographing White Tailed Eagles on Mull

    Best Lens: 300mm
    Best time of year: Apr-Sept
    Fitness level: Easy

    There are few words to describe just how special it is to hear the wind whistling through the wings of a diving White-tailed Eagle. Actually to capture the moment on camera is a dream for many photographers and birders. When this stunning Eagle is encountered at close quarters the true 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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    Photograph Red Grouse in the Scottish Highlands

    Best Lens: 300mm minimum
    Best time of year: Jan - Aug
    Fitness level: Easy

    Whilst Red Grouse are plentiful in the Scottish Highlands, finding and photographing them easily can still be a challenge. This route represents one of the most reliable and easiest places to photograph Red Grouse. Indeed this is probably the best place to photograph Red Grouse from the car with a Read more [...]

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    Photographing Terns on Anglesey

    Best Lens: 500mm
    Best time of year: May-Aug
    Fitness level: Moderate

    Photographing Sandwich Tern and Arctic Terns in this stunning location, on a late spring evening, is one the highlights of the photographic calendar. Cemlyn is one of NWWT's star reserves and is regarded as Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is valued for both its scenic qualities and its unique range of wildlife and is as popular with general visitors as it is with birdwatchers and naturalists. It includes a large lagoon, separated from the sea by a spectacular, naturally created shingle ridge. During the summer months it is home to one of the most important tern colonies in Wales, including Sandwich terns.