Saturday, April 05, 2008

Stonechats Re-visited

As the last visits to look for some stonechats was cut short, I thought I would give them a further look. The female typically posed on top of some coastal gorse.
Sometimes a simple stick will do as a suitable look-out post.
The male always close-by
and alert from his raised perch

6 comments:

Jane said...

Well worth the "revisit". Hadn't realised what a great colour they are. I still haven't seen one! However with your pictures as reference I shouldn't miss one if it does fly out in front of me... Jane

Stacey Huston said...

Beautiful as usual. Thanks for sharing!

Dan said...

Richard your photography is nothing short of amazing. I hope to be able to produce images of this quality some day. you inspire me.

The Birdlady said...

I've been browsing your posts since I last visited your blog a couple of weeks ago. Your work is beautiful. Love the ducks and bunnies, but songbirds are my very favorite thing, and these are stunning - the first one is my favorite. Just lovely images.

Sandpiper said...

Beautiful pictures! They are very pretty birds.

Rich Steel said...

Many thanks for your comments. Its a rare for me to pass a stonechat without trying to get a photo, despite already having many, they are very endearing birds.

Cheers

Rich

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