We saw the Great Skua at Otmoor, the first ever seen there and at the time it caused a lot of excitement. Bird watchers were literally racing along motorways and running down paths loaded with various items of equipment to get a glimpse!
Our viewing screen went from the two of us and one other to standing room only within an hour!
Can't blame them, it was gone the following morning
Ann and I were lucky to get the only flying shots as it dropped in. Not technically the best, but significant for the Otmoor reserve, In fact the RSPB magazine are currently considering publishing one or more of them!
We shall see!
We just recently hired a Sigma Sigma 600 (Sports version) lens just to see what it could do. No great expectations (it's a fraction of the price of the Canon version) but we have been happily surprised at the results! Neither of us are photographic experts, but the extra detail you can get with the extra ''reach' cannot be ignored.
I have actually offered to buy it from the company I hired it from, it will be interesting to see how they respond
One way or another I'll be purchasing one soon though!
OK., that's it for now, I'll try and write another entry before the end of the year!
Over two months since the last update. no excuses., just lazy
That said we have been busy with our camera's!
New pictures of Barn Owl's., Short Eared...
Yes I have been lazy!
May 2, 2016
January 20th 2016
Uploading our latest music video today., Brandon's Magic Marsh
Brandon Marsh is our local reserve., and an extremely good...
January 20, 2016
I know It's been months, but I have finally gotten around to writing a new entry!
We are in northern Norway close to the Arctic Circle looking for thre...