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Enjoy these bird photographs kindly sent to us. If you have an interesting bird (or other wildlife) photograph or drawing you would like featured here, please email or post to address on Contact Page. Many of the images below have been produced using the digiscoping method - if this is new to you, read our FAQ - "What is Digiscoping?" by Andy Bright, one of our regular contributors to this section.

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Nuthatches Nuthatches
© Jamie MacArthur
This excellent composition of Nuthatches apparently courtship feeding, won our Photo of the Month prize in May 2003.
Albino BlackbirdAlbino Blackbird
© Laura Bimson
Albino Blackbird taken at Taylors Park Eccleston Merseyside. Happily hopping about with two others of the more normal hue!
Dartford WarblerDartford Warbler
© Andy Bright
Andy took this smart Dartford Warbler on Dunwich Heath in Suffolk. Andy's website has more pictures and digiscoping advice.
KingfisherKingfisher
© Andy Bright
Kingfisher taken by Andy in St Albans (whilst teaching digiscoping in St Albans park).
RobinRobin
© Kenneth Noble
Ken says 'This robin was one of my first efforts at digi-scoping. Andy Bright helped me enhance it'. Ken's website has a section on wildlife photos and articles.
MagpieMagpie
© Jamie MacArthur
Jamie used the same equipment, hand held at 125th at f5.6
Greylag GeeseGreylag
© Jamie MacArthur
Greylag geese landing at Colwick marina, taken with a Canon D60 and Sigma 50-500mm, 1/500 f8.
Egyptian GeeseEgyptian Geese
© Jamie MacArthur
A pair of Egyptian geese on the river Trent in Nottingham.
Sardinian WarblerSardinian Warbler
© Paul Laurie
Sardinian Warbler at Holme Dunes 17th March 2003. Taken by Paul with Nikon a Coolpix 995 and Leica scope. For more pictures look at www.birdtour.co.uk.
Coots fightingCoots fighting
© Jamie MacArthur
Fighting Coots taken with a Canon D60.
SiskinSiskin
© Richard Ford
Excellent digiscoped shot of a male Siskin taken by Richard in his garden in March.
Richard's website.
StonechatStonechat
© Richard Ford
Another superb picture using Richard's usual digiscoping technique. Female bird taken on heathland in Hampshire on 2nd March.
Sedge WarblerSedge Warbler
© Jamie Macarthur
Taken at a slow shutter 125th hand held on a D60 with 100-300mm.
Collared DoveCollared Dove
© Annie Hall
Colared Dove taken by Annie in Essex.
KestrelKestrel
© Tommy
Taken at martin mere with an opticron ES80 20x60 zoom and a Nikon 4500 digital camera.
MandarinMandarin
©
This drake Mandarin was taken in February 2003 at Claremont Gardens.
 

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