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My favourite bird that I am fortunate enough to see and photograph

My favourite bird that I am fortunate enough to see and photograph

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And sometimes it does generously, as wildlife photographer Alan McFadyen from Scotland realised while getting the perfect shot of the kingfisher bird .

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So do I have a favourite Sanderling image from the trip? Of course I do! One of my favourite poses to photograph is the 'over-the-shoulder' one, with a bird ...

So do I have a favourite Sanderling image from the trip? Of course I do! One of my favourite poses to photograph is the 'over-the-shoulder' one, with a bird ...

I have been fortunate enough to photograph several, but this is my favorite shot. This bird was coming to a water hole to drink, just before dark.

My favourite bird that I am fortunate enough to see and photograph year after this.

Red-necked Stint

This final image is possibly my favourite, with the added people element. In the original photo the couple were much lower in the frame, and in order to use ...

Wandering Albatross juvenile

So do I have a favourite Sanderling image from the trip? Of course I do! One of my favourite poses to photograph is the 'over-the-shoulder' one, with a bird ...

Story Behind the Shot: Goeddel is accustomed to hard-earned photographs achieved by spending long hours in unforgiving conditions.

Frigate Bird Attack

After 6 years & 7,20,000 attempts, wildlife photographer Alan McFadyen got the perfect

One of my favorite things is when the kids at our school programs call these guys "Oreos!" I always tell them that they do NOT like to be dunked in milk, ...

Consider the Catbird: The Surprising Secrets of a Common Backyard Bird

I see myself as a birdwatcher first and photographer second; but I have been fortunate to have photographs published in books, magazines and websites both ...

Without recognizing the soft calls of this American Kestrel as he communicated with his mate inside

The Art of Birding 2019 Wildlife & Nature Photography Challenge

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3.4) Focus on the Bird's Eye

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I'm not a perfect photographer; I've had my fair share of missed opportunities. I hope to keep up with my photography hobby, as long as my health and time ...

As a final note, in case you are wondering, the bird that is featured at the top of this story, is the Brown-headed Kingfisher!

There are a total of 10 species that can be found in southern Africa and I was fortunate enough to see 9 of them on my ...

Costa Rica Wildlife Photography Scouting Mission

New York City's Beautiful Mandarin Duck Enjoying Central Park

As a writer, poet, and in more recent years, a dedicated photographer, I have been fortunate enough to spend much of my life in the Southern Flinders Ranges ...

Snowy Owls: One of our Favorite Winter Visitors

Arctic Angels on the Dunes: How to Photograph Snowy Owls — Destination: Wildlife™

Are you fortunate enough to have some vacation time coming up and looking for a great spot for a photo adventure? I know I'm itching to get out there and ...

I was fortunate enough to photograph lots of birds of prey, from large eagles down to small little kites. One of my favorite early pics was of this juvenile ...

After 6 years & 7,20,000 attempts, wildlife photographer Alan McFadyen got the perfect

Baltimore oriole in spring blossoms

Chipping Sparrow

... certain species of birds – fish baiting for Kingfishers, carrion for birds of prey, and so on – but I'm totally against these techniques and consider it ...

Ever since digital SLR technology has become more readily available, more and more people have become photography enthusiasts, and more and more photography ...

I am fascinated by birds of prey. They are by far, my favorite group of birds and whenever I am hawk-watching or out birding and see raptors, I really like ...

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A few of my favourite things…

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Photo of Early Bird Biscuit Company - Richmond, VA, United States. Two bacon

Is the Nikon Z6 A Good Camera for Wildlife and Bird in Flight Photography?

So do I have a favourite Sanderling image from the trip? Of course I do! One of my favourite poses to photograph is the 'over-the-shoulder' one, with a bird ...

Western Tanager

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Galapagos Rail by Adam Riley

A Rough Guide to Scotland's Finest Photography Locations | Photocrowd Photography Blog

Pacific-slope Flycatcher

Ruffled Feathers

There are around 200 kinds or mammals, over 400 bird species and a variety of oceanic life – it's not difficult to see why Canada is known as a paradise for ...

Hummingbird Photography with Sony A6300 and FE 70-300 F 4.5-5.6. An easy backyard project ?

Western Tanager collecting nesting material.

Having found a tall rocky outcropping surrounded by conifers while hiking during the winter, I

These photographs chronical my year in pictures, repeating some of my favorite annual wildlife 'events' and ending with a trip to the deserts of southern ...

A takahē chick looking wistfully upwards while standing in a shallow mudflat. Blue, green

Our favorite wildlife sighting besides sloth bears (they were too skittish to photograph), was the mighty leopard! This one loved snoozing on high rocks ...

... The trip started with the alarm clock going off at 04:00 on Monday morning and our flight to Lanseria Airport was due to depart at 06:00.

An understanding of the migratory timing of this Black-throated Grey Warbler ensured I was

The excitement of a rarity chase is one of my favorite aspects of birding, but it's nothing compared to the thrill of finding something unusual yourself.

I often hear Tawny Owls in the trees but rarely see them so close. For more wildlife photography click here.

2.3) Get Out of Program Mode!

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After 6 years & 7,20,000 attempts, wildlife photographer Alan McFadyen got the perfect

February is not the best time to see Rockhoppers at their best. Most the of work raising the chick has been done, the parents are now out at sea for days ...

This final image is possibly my favourite, with the added people element. In the original photo the couple were much lower in the frame, and in order to use ...

Cedar Waxwing, one of my favourite birds.

I'm aware that gimbal tripod heads offer a greater degree of flexibility, but they are expensive and I'm happy to shoot handheld anyway.

Here's to 2014, which will undeniably bring more change, growth, adventure, and amazing photos with the great people I am fortunate enough to meet and work ...

Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubons) Porteau Cove Sea to Sky Hwy

A Guide to Luring Warblers, Tanagers, Orioles, and Grosbeaks to Your Yard

FRIDAY REPORT: Thanks to Lynn Hall for the newest photo of the “West Seattle turkey,” two weeks since we started hearing about sightings and receiving ...

I was fortunate enough to grow up in Bulawayo – in what was then Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe – during the 1960's, where I developed a deep interest in what is ...

NZ Falcon Tattoo, photo by Rob Suisted

Nikon D850 Captures Incredible Osprey Fishing Action

Northern Flicker – Nikon D4S – 1/640 sec. @ f/8 ISO 400 – Photo by Ken Miracle

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And finally, just one more favourite - You don't hear much about the Dusky Woodswallow - but they're a lovely bird, blueish beak, smoky dusky-browns and ...

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A group of parakeets in India are steeling farmers' opium crops after getting hooked on

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Lesser Yellowlegs Iona Inner Ponds

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Photo: John Ennis