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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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GreenfinchGreenfinch
© Hugh Griffiths
Greenfinch landing at bird table alongside a tree sparrow at Summer Leys NR, Northants.
Minolta 700si + 500mm f8 mirror lens and Kenko 2x teleconverter. Website
WrensWrens
© Sue Kenworthy
This was taken May 2002 the nest was in a shed and we got the photo by leaving a video camera on for about an hour, then capturing the picture from the film.
WaxwingWaxwing
© Ian Forrest
Sighted 22nd December 2002 in Whitehouse Road, Billingham, Cleveland along with two other birds. They stayed for several days.
RobinBlackbird
© Andrew Coupe
Blackbird enjoying a sun bath and was taken
at (of all places) Legoland Windsor.
Grey WagtailGrey Wagtail
© Andrew Coupe
Nice shot of this delightful bird in typical running water habitat (actually Andrew's natural looking garden pond).
RobinRobin
© Kenneth Noble
Bird feeding on seeds from garden feeder. Kenneth has a website with articles on birdwatching round Hurst Green, Surrey and about his birding travels round the world - website.
RobinRobin
© Andy Pilko
A classic winter Robin photograph. See more of Andy's bird (and other wildlife) photographs at www.pilkophotography.co.uk under Gallery>Nature>Bird list.
House SparrowHouse Sparrow
© James Pullinger
Eleven year old James from Lincolnshire sent in this nice image of a female House Sparrow feeding in his garden.
Pink-footed GoosePink-footed Goose
© Laura Bimson
A nice image of this bird on frozen water at Martin Mere WWT reserve in early January.
Whooper SwansWhooper Swans
© Laura Bimson
These Whooper Swans were laso taken by Laura at Martin Mere nature reserve.
SwallowsSwallow feeding young
© Ash Midcalf
"Picture taken dangerously hanging out of my window 30-feet up. I have featured it on my front page of my website www.birdcheck.co.uk"
Black-tailed GodwitBlack-tailed Godwit
© Richard Ford
Richard took this beautiful picture at Farlington Marshes during the autumn of 2002.
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RedstartRedstart
© Ralph Kearton
This was taken at Cannock Chase in Staffordshire with a Canon video camcorder coupled with a telescope, attached to a home made bracket with tripod mount.
House SparrowHouse Sparrow
© Janice White
Janice took this nice picture in her garden with a digital Nikon 5700.
NuthatchNuthatch
© David Austin
Nicely captured in characteristic upside-down pose at David's garden feeding station.
ChaffinchChaffinch
© I. Turner
This male bird joined the photographer for lunch in the Lake District..
Tawny OwlTawny Owl
© Anita Moon
This delightful young bird was photographed in Hampshire with a digital camera using flash and torch.
Long-tailed TitLong-tailed Tit
© Jamie MacArthur
Young Long-tailed tit, one of ten that visited Jamie's garden with their parents. Taken with a Canon D60.
Sand MartinSand Martin
© Andy Bright
This pair of Sand Martins was taken at Minsmere in Suffolk with Andy's usual digiscoping kit - see Andy's article on this popular technique.
AvocetAvocet
© Andy Bright
This swimming Avocet was also taken at Minsmere reserve.
DunlinDunlin
© Tristan Bantock
Digital shot of a summer plumaged Dunlin.
Common RosefinchCommon Rosefinch
© Doug Chinnery
Despite the name, a rare visitor to Britain - Doug was lucky enough to capture this bird using a Nikon Coolpix 775 through a Kowa TSN3 scope, in Norfolk this spring.

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