This young Cooper's Hawk was quite cooperative as it put on a display unsuccessfully chasing several squirrels in Central Park NYC. The photo was shot with a Canon 7d Mark II and a Canon 100-400 f4/L II lens.
Garden birds from the hide, birds are in short supply in the Fens Cambridgeshire and the best way to get good shots are in the garden for me.
Love trying to get their lives as close as possible, often around 4-8 feet, it's fun and I get to watch their silly ways.
Common male Blackbird in early...
I observed this spider patiently monitoring a line of silk spread across a leaf, one leg on the thread as it remained motionless. I suspect that the spider was waiting for an insect to hit the thread before attacking it. The original photo was heavily cropped, and I am very impressed with the...
This cute group of Sanderlings was very curious and came within about two feet of me. It was especially entertaining to watch them follow the receding waves, then jump back as the waves came back in. I really like how the focus singled out the center bird.
A female taking to the air.
Every time I post I seem to be apologising for my lack of contributions to the Forum. This shot was one of only a few taken in October, so not a lot of new bird images I'm afraid.