Latest Photograph – Puffin and Bamburgh Castle, plus some Kleptoparasitism!

I’m always looking to photograph wildlife in a wider context, maybe to include interesting habitat, behaviour or scenery. During one of my recent trips to Inner Farne I noticed this lone Puffin sitting on the white stone wall surrounding the lighthouse. As a frame filling portrait it had an interesting and classic ‘ingredient’, a bill … Read more

Know Your Gulls!

(And also, what isn’t a gull!) In my home county of Northumberland we are at the beginning of the seabird breeding season on the Farne Islands. For visiting photographers, the huge population of breeding puffins, terns, guillemots and razorbills are usually the stars of the show. But such a high concentration of eggs and chicks … Read more

Attack Of The Terns!

Wind the clock back to a damp and foggy spring morning in June 2013 and I found myself on Inner Farne of the Farne Islands. There is certainly nothing unusual about that in itself but this time I was there for Bird Watching Magazine to cover the National Trust’s annual tern census. Inner Farne is … Read more

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