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Parwich birds

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Madam, you have a knife in your handbag

…Will you step this way…?… The Swallows and I, we flew to South Africa leaving one husband/ swallow photographer behind… The swallows will fly over western France to South Africa, at an average speed according to the RSPB of 35 mph, in search of warmer weather and juicier insects. No security checks, iris recognition checks, [...]

Beautiful Bullfinches at Orchard Farm

…And this one knows he is looking pretty good…According to John’s brother’s bird book, bullfinches don’t come to bird tables, but ours do. Need, or maybe just greed must have persuaded ours to change their habit as they have become very faithful feeders, mingling apparently happily with all the others – robins, blue, coal and [...]

Blue Tits on the Move

…and John on his steep learning camera-curve…Four photos from John who is still working hard on mastering his new camera, new lens and most significantly,  trying to capture little birds in fast flight. Not easy.

Frosty Views and Orchard Farm Birds in Flight

from Tom’s & Douglas’s Barns’ Resident PhotographerAnything to distract from the acutely pressing need to do our tax before the end of Jan but I couldn’t resist adding (and I still haven’t mastered how to do it neatly) one or two photos that John has taken in the last couple of days. The most lovely [...]

The Minute the Sun Comes Out…

…So do the birds and so does the camera…Like pretty well the whole of the country, we have been having some very unpleasant blustery, grey and wet days. We have escaped the terrible wind which we can hear roaring over Parwich Hill which deflects it all nicely away from the village so the trees in [...]