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Pigeons at Exeter Quay

I tried to take a photo of a pigeon, perched on the edge of this building. The pigeon had other plans, but I caught it leaving. These two looked a bit threatening. East end gangster pigeons.

Swan

One of the first old lenses I bought when I got started on the idea of attaching vintage screw-mount lenses to my Sony NEX-6 was a Chinon 135mm f/2.8. It was months before I got around to attaching it and…

Sparrows

Sparrows in the hedge by the side of the Grand Western Canal. All snapped with the Sony 55-210 zoom lens. I’d love a lens that could go a bit wider, but the nice thing about this one is that it…

Cormorant Rock

Cormorants on a rock, in the distance. Not a great shot, but not my usual style either. Caught a nice moment, though, as the third one joined the others after a fishing trip. Not sure where we were – this…

Snowy Egret in Tiverton

I was sitting at my desk at work, when I looked out of the window, and high up in the oak tree outside was a white bird. A big white bird. I had no idea what it was. It looked…

Buzzard by the Road

We popped over to a farm shop in Halberton to get a bit of fruit and veg today.  On the way there, I spotted a buzzard on a fence-post near the side of the road, but too late to stop.…

Buzzard on Canal Hill

One of the things that really surprised me about coming to Devon was how common buzzards are here.  I’d only seen one once or twice in Nottinghamshire, but here there are plenty. Yet somehow, I’ve not managed to get a…