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Recent content by McHeath

  1. McHeath

    First Butterflies 2022

    Saw my first two Brimstones of the year in Berlin yesterday :)
  2. McHeath

    Comment by 'McHeath' in media 'Bearded reedling'

    Beautiful image of a beautiful bird - well done! :)
  3. Blue Tit

    Blue Tit

    A beautiful day in the cemetery... Spring is coming! :)
  4. McHeath

    Comment by 'McHeath' in media 'water rail'

    Hard enough to photograph one Water Rail; you got two at one go! Beautiful capture!
  5. Siskin

    Siskin

    Siskins have an unusual migratory pattern, heading South in large numbers every few winters but remaining in others. I didn't know this and had been wondering where they'd all got to the last two years, but this year they came back with a vengeance in huge flocks, which delighted me...
  6. Nuthatch

    Nuthatch

    Sitting on a horizontal twig for a change, and being very vocal!
  7. Goshawk

    Goshawk

    One of a pair which inhabits our local cemetery. They usually spot you long before you've spotted them and glide noiselessly away between the trees; this one stayed put for a minute or so and kept bobbing her head above the small branch to see if I was still there. Kind of reminded me of my...
  8. Black Woodpecker

    Black Woodpecker

    These birds are very shy and evasive here; during the whole of last year I only heard a few and saw one gliding away between the trees, despite running regularly in the woods where they live. So I was amazed to be there on a sunny day at the beginning of February and to see and hear no fewer...
  9. McHeath

    Comment by 'McHeath' in media 'Goldfinch'

    Beautiful shot, Donald!
  10. McHeath

    Comment by 'McHeath' in media 'Lucky reflection capture.JPG'

    I'd say that's a male Tufted Duck - nice photo!
  11. McHeath

    Comment by 'McHeath' in media 'the dream'

    Hmm ... looking to the future? I've never seen a picture of this before, and my first impression was of somebody sleeping, or dead, maybe mummified ...
  12. Grey Heron

    Grey Heron

    A cold, windy, monochrome day on a cold, windy, monochrome lake ... and then this magnificent bird!
  13. A Contortion of Cormorants

    A Contortion of Cormorants

  14. Winter Hawfinch

    Winter Hawfinch

    The cold spell has brought the Hawfinches down from the tops of the conifers, where they usually hang out, to check out the dilapidated but often regularly topped up bird tables hidden among the trees.
  15. McHeath

    Couple (difficult) images using phone and scope off Thamesmead today.

    The attachment device I bought is very adjustable to a wide range of scopes and phones; I would presume that they all are unless designed for a specific scope. The Bluetooth gadget came with a recommended app, which I installed and it worked straight away. Good luck! :)
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