Tag Archives: birds

Swans on the Lake

When I was still at college (and because I am an old git, I was shooting on film), I spent some summers in Huntingdon, a town in Cambridgeshire that my mum lived in at the time.  The river Ouse ran … Continue reading

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Who Scared You Guys?

I was walking along the edge of the lake in Juanita carrying the camera.  Juanita Bay is popular with bird life and I saw a lot of the wildfowl suddenly burst into life and start flying towards me.  I pulled … Continue reading

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Flocking Birds Over the Bay

San Francisco Bay is hugely popular with birds.  One place that they like a lot is the area near to the airport.  Birds and planes do not normally mix well but, despite the large numbers of each, they seem to … Continue reading

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Bald Eagles

Our days in Chicago put me within reach of some great opportunities to photograph bald eagles. The rivers in Illinois often freeze during the winter and any locations where the water stays open are popular with birds that need access … Continue reading

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Pacific Grove

I have posted plenty of pictures of Monterey and the surrounding area in the past. As you head along the shore, you actually move from Monterey in to Pacific Grove. It is quite strange how you go from the tourist … Continue reading

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Birds of Prey

This is the first of a series of posts that shall crop up in the coming weeks that are from a trip to the UK.  Both my parents had significant birthdays this year and parties for both of them were … Continue reading

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Some Bay Birds

Shooting down by the Bay in San Francisco always provides lots of bird activity.  This time there was plenty going on including one flock that decided to fly around in front of me just as something interesting was taking off.  … Continue reading

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Bay Area Birds

A while back I was in in the Bay Area and was near SFO.  While the area is a good one for getting shots of the airliner traffic heading into the airport there, it is also a great spot for … Continue reading

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Spring Shows Up!

The Chicago weather has been pretty cool and damp so far and spring was not showing much sign of appearing.  I often forget that we are quite far north here and the spring does not become apparent until a little … Continue reading

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