Category Archives: Birds

Diving Coot

I watched a coot diving at Hyde Park and tried to take photos to capture a good pose. I didn’t really manage that! But I found it interesting to watch how it dives and re-emerges. When it dives in to … Continue reading

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Double Vision

Tufted Ducks all look the same and never seem to have any individual quirks. I like how these two are lined up and facing the same angle.

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Egyptian Goose

This was also taken in Regent’s Park. Egyptian Geese always look so scruffy, but I think it is quite endearing. I really like the shade of red around the eyes as well.

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Flying Solo

This is another heron from Regent’s Park. I have cropped the photo to give a different shape from the usual standard size. I did this because the photo originally had too much sky around the bird, making the photo seem … Continue reading

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Herons at Regent’s Park

The other day I took a series of photos of herons in Regent’s Park, London. They let me get really close and I really enjoyed watching them. I had not been so close to herons before, as normally I have … Continue reading

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Flock Mentality

I took this today in Regent’s Park, London. A woman was feeding a huge group of assorted birds – pigeons, seagulls, geese and herons – so I stood around taking photos. Suddenly all the pigeons flew in to the air, … Continue reading

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One-legged Seagull?

I took this in Norway last summer. I still haven’t worked out why it only seems to have one leg.

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