Mute Swan

Mute Swan

A lovely Mute Swan, Swimming in the sunshine at Kegworth, Notts.

  • Aperture: ƒ/13
  • Credit: Tony Harrison-Smith
  • Camera: ILCA-77M2
  • Taken: 26 May, 2017
  • Flash fired: no
  • Focal length: 300mm
  • ISO: 400
  • Keywords: 2017, Kegworth, Leicstershire, River Soar, bird.mute swan
  • Location: 52° 50.1777′ 0″ N 1° 16.385′ 0″ W
  • Shutter speed: 1/500s

Common Buzzard

Marsh Harrier in flight

Another photo from our trip to Nottinghamshire. There were a pair of these birds regularly flying over the caravan. From the Instagram, it has been confirmed as a Common Buzzard.

  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Credit: Tony Harrison-Smith
  • Camera: ILCA-77M2
  • Taken: 25 May, 2017
  • Exposure bias: +3EV
  • Flash fired: no
  • Focal length: 400mm
  • ISO: 1000
  • Keywords: 2017, Bird, Caravaning, Marsh Harrier, Nottinghamshire, Sutton Bonington
  • Location: 52° 49.4415′ 0″ N 1° 15.33′ 0″ W
  • Shutter speed: 1/1000s
  • Title: Marsh Harrier in flight

Grey Heron

Grey Herron

A Grey Heron seen while we were walking along the river at Kegworth. Notts,  Just after this photo we had to mack track as the footpath went through a field with a heard of cows with young in it. The cows started to get too interested in us 🙂

  • Aperture: ƒ/16
  • Credit: Tony Harrison-Smith
  • Camera: ILCA-77M2
  • Taken: 26 May, 2017
  • Flash fired: no
  • Focal length: 210mm
  • ISO: 1600
  • Keywords: 2017, Bird, Grey Herron, Kegworth, Leicstershire, River Soar
  • Location: 52° 50.1777′ 0″ N 1° 16.385′ 0″ W
  • Shutter speed: 1/350s

Jay in the garden

Jay

Here is a rare recent visitor to our garden, a very handsome Jay.

  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Credit: Tony Harrison-Smith
  • Camera: ILCA-77M2
  • Taken: 20 May, 2017
  • Flash fired: no
  • Focal length: 400mm
  • ISO: 3200
  • Keywords: 2017, Benfleet, Bird, Essex, Jay
  • Location: 51° 34.5373′ 0″ N 0° 33.4102′ 0″ E
  • Shutter speed: 1/750s
  • Title: Jay

Sparrows – waiting to be fed

Sparrows

I love this photo, not technically great, but I love the Four Sparrow chicks waiting to be fed on the fence.

  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Credit: Tony Harrison-Smith
  • Camera: ILCA-77M2
  • Taken: 19 May, 2017
  • Flash fired: no
  • Focal length: 400mm
  • ISO: 800
  • Keywords: 2017, Benfleet, Bird, Essex, Sparrow
  • Location: 51° 34.5342′ 0″ N 0° 33.409′ 0″ E
  • Shutter speed: 1/1500s