This confident raptor seemed unperturbed as I stopped the car below his high-wire perch, carefully climbed out, and rested the long lens on the open car-door… Such a beautiful bird, … Continue reading Black-Shouldered Kite, Marievale
Ruffs in formation against a blank sky make an abstract pattern, suited I think to black-and-white; but Ruffs flying low in the morning light with water and reeds as backdrop … Continue reading Ruff formation
These Ruffs, flying overhead, against a clear Marievale sky, made wonderful abstract patterns that seemed best in black-and-white.
I took a series of images of Southern Red Bishops clinging to the reeds early one morning at Marievale. This one, with the warm golden light, the puff of red … Continue reading Time to go – Southern Red Bishop
Spain has saturated my posts and photographs for some time now; with this series done, my eye hankers after water, marsh, sky and birdlife. So the next few posts mark … Continue reading Red-knobbed coot
Cava and tapas at the Mercado de San Miguel – could there be a more perfect way to celebrate the end of a fabulous trip to Spain than in Madrid, … Continue reading Cava and tapas at the Mercado de San Miguel