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Our seasons are changing now from Summer into Autumn. The nights are drawing in and its a great time to be out with your camera, providing you with some of the most beautiful and intense colours of the year.
The male Blackbird defending his territory against another male Blackbird. I heard that distinctive alarm call beforehand. It’s become a bit of a routine for me as described in my previous post.
Spring lifts the spirits and brings places to life. It’s the best time of year, full of life, action and wildlife behaviour. The British countryside is beautiful at the best of times but in spring it’s just incredible.
A few years ago I had the privilege of spending two weeks in the province of Assam in North-eastern India documenting the 100th Pygmy Hog release for Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust based in Jersey. The work being done to save this critically endangered species is just amazing.
When I’m photographing wildlife I’m trying to document wild behaviour, something that occurred naturally. I’m not trying to create something that was fake and contrived.
The War on Wildlife Project exists to help tackle what they see as the ‘war on wildlife”They take a largely ethically-based approach and consider the exploitation and abuse of wildlife, especially for so-called ‘sport ‘to be wrong.
The Norfolk Spring Tides are the biggest and best tides for witnessing the thousands of birds feeding on the mudflats, being pushed closer to shore. During this event most if not all of the estuary is consumed by the sea and submerged underwater.