Posts Tagged "birds"

Tue, 04 March 2014 parliaments

Anyone who has ever watched birds flocking will understand where Daphne du Maurier got the idea for ‘The Birds’ (or why Arthur Machen was inspired to write ‘The Terror’). There is something both hypnotic and intimidating about their aerial manoeuvres and tight-knit fellowships. They form tribes. And so often, people don’t.
Quite regularly a parliament of [...]

Thu, 02 January 2014 two birds, one imaginary

While sifting through my photos from last year I’ve been discovering ones that I had forgotten about or didn’t have time to upload. Each image takes me back to the moment I clicked on the camera’s button.

I took this image of a jackdaw in April last year. It was sitting on top of hoarding, dramatic [...]

Wed, 23 March 2011 the wren the wren the king of all birds

This little fellow had quite an escapade today.
Since we’re having beautiful weather at the moment I left the back door to our kitchen/dining room open. A while later, as I tapped away on the computer, I heard scuffling noises from the kitchen. When I investigated I discovered this chap rustling about among the cups on [...]

Wed, 10 November 2010 Jack O’Leaf

I was pleased to capture this image this morning just using my mobile phone camera. Halloween might be over, but this looks like a Jack O’Leaf to me. It was a frosty, sunny morning in the woods today, which can mean good photos if you can find a subject. There is little foliage left on [...]

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