Red Kites

April, 2014 We have spent some time photographing Red Kites in Chilterns, England. For more than 400 years the Red Kite was killed as vermin and became extinct in England and Scotland. By 1903 when protection efforts started, only a handful of pairs were left in Wales. Red Kites were re-introduced to the Chilterns over 20 years ago. It is a very...
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Sparrowhawk

March, 2014 Dumfries and Galloway on the Scottish borders we reached after 7 hours of travelling by tube, bus and three trains. In Castle Douglas we were met by a nice man Alan McFadyen who cheered us up with brilliant news – good Sparrowhawk activity in his site. Sparrowhawk is a small, fast - flying and beautiful bird of prey. Once common throu...
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Deer Photography During the Annual Rut

October, 2013 Red deer photography during the annual rutting season is a truly thrilling experience. This year we were a bit worried that we have missed it as we had to make a trip abroad. Luckily, ten days later the mating season was not over yet. The weather didn't cooperate with us very well but we can not complain too much with the results....
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Shetland Islands

July, 2013 After amazing time photographing puffins in Fair Isle, the rest of our time in Shetland islands we decided to spend in Lerwick, Bressay, Noss, Mousa and Sumburgh. Noss is a small island which lies off the east coast of Bressay island. Last year we could not make a trip to this island because of the poor weather. This year we were luc...
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Shetland Puffins

July, 2013 There are plenty of islands around to visit but one of our favourite places is a very quiet, peaceful and remote location – Shetland Islands. This year we decided to spend some time in Fair Isle which is the most remote inhabited island in the United Kingdom. Over 100,000 pairs of 17 species of seabird breed on Fair Isle. Fulmars, Kit...
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Bee - Eaters and Other Birds in Bulgaria

June, 2013 We've just got back from a trip to Bulgaria, a perfect destination for bird and animal lovers. It’s a place which could be easily described as true wilderness. Photographing European Bee - eaters during a busy young feeding period was the main our target. Unfortunately the birds had arrived back into Bulgaria 2 - 3 weeks later than no...
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Cute Little Wild Rabbits

May, 2013 Over the past couple of weeks we had a great time photographing cute and fluffy wild European rabbits. It’s a common animal of the British countryside, nevertheless it is such a good feeling to spend some time close to them. Our photographed family of rabbits had five adorable kittens with one of them being very brave and curious....
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Eagles in Norway

March, 2013 We've just got back from an amazing and breath taking trip from a spectacular place in Norway. Physically we are back in London but all our thoughts are still with majestic Golden and White - tailed Eagles. This eagle adventure was much more than we expected. All thanks to “Eagle Man” Ole Martin Dahle. He is a man with big passion an...
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Great Grey Owls, Finland

February, 2013 We were fascinated by the pictures of Great Grey Owls we saw in London Bird fair 2012. Since then we simply fell in love with this bird. Great Grey Owl also known as a Lapland Owl is distributed across the Northern Hemisphere and is the largest of the northern forest. Finland is a great place for Great Grey Owls especially in win...
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Voverės

Gruodis, 2012 Jau kurį laiką svajojome nufotografuoti paprastąsias voveres sningant, todėl nusprendėme keliauti į Škotiją, kur palyginti su kitais Jungtinės Karalystės regionais, yra didžiausia šių gyvūnėlių populiacija. Deja, sniego taip ir nesulaukėme. Tad nutarėme mėginti kitur. Po įtemptų paieškų internete paaiškėjo, kad verta bandyti laimę Š...
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Red Squirrels in Winter

December, 2012 A picture of red squirrels in the snow was in our minds for some time. Last year we headed to Scotland where the biggest population of UK red squirrels is found. Unfortunately we did not get a chance to photograph this ginger coated beauty in the snow. Unusually for Scotland, February was without snow. This year we headed to Yorks...
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Deer Photography and More

October, 2012 We’ll always remember that dark and cold October morning when for the first time we've witnessed an impressive annual Red Deer rut. T he time when the largest wild land mammals of UK roar, bark and clash antlers does not last long and without a doubt is unforgettable. Our favorite time for Red Deer photography is dawn. Of course m...
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Brown Bears in Finland

July, 2012 It was such a great feeling to realize that we are deep in the forests of Finland ready to watch and photograph Eurasian Brown bears. This magnificent mammal could once be found across most of northern Eurasia but intensive hunting, habitat destruction reduced their numbers or caused extermination in many countries, including England.
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Shetland Islands

June, 2012 Once we didn’t know where Shetland Islands were and now it is one of our favourite destination. For this we have to thank two people – photographer Danny Green, who convinced us to go there and photographer Dr. Richard Shucksmith who showed us the beauty of the islands and helped us to discover fascinating inhabitants of Shetlands – O...
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Kingfishers

March,2012 We spend some time watching kingfishers in Rye Meads, Rainham Marshes, Sevenoaks and even in the Bushy Park, London, but Mark Hancox’s kingfisher site gave a much better opportunity to enjoy and photograph this beautiful and elusive bird. By 7.30 a.m. we settled down in a hide, prepared our gear and waited for kingfishers to turn up.
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