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 [...]
Best Lens: 300mmBest time of year: Apr-SeptFitness level: Easy
Best Lens: 300mm minimumBest time of year: Nov - AugFitness 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 [...]
Best Lens: 500mm or moreBest time of year: Oct - AprFitness 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 [...]
Best Lens: 300mm minimumBest time of year: Oct - MarFitness level: Moderate
Bolton Abbey is well known – it is one of the most beautiful river valleys in North Yorkshire with a wide range of fantastic woodland breeding species. In winter head here for stunning Nuthatches in a marvellous setting.
Best Lens: 300mm minimumBest time of year: Jan - AugFitness 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 [...]
Best Lens: 400mm minimumBest time of year: Sept - AprFitness level: Difficult
Filey Brigg is a long, low headland jutting far out into Filey Bay. The walk along the top of the Brigg is fairly level and affords extensive views across the bay to the great chalk cliffs of Bempton and Flamborough and northwards towards Scarborough and the cliffs of Robin Hoods Read more [...]
Best Lens: 500mmBest time of year: May-AugFitness 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.