Wildlife Photography By Andy Wakefield's PhotoBlog

Last week I spent three sessions in a hide by a pond on a trout farm, waiting patiently for Osprey which nest nearby on Rutland Water, to come down and fish. It…

Following on from my previous blog about an encounter I had with wild Scottish otters on the Hebridean island of Tiree, I thought that it would be interesting…

Whenever I am asked what got me into wildlife photography in the first place, I have no trouble in answering. If ever there was a seminal moment, this was it.…

I set out to find some local adders to photograph over the bank holiday weekend, but they had other ideas, so instead I found myself by a pond having fun with…

It's midnight and I am in position, finally. All the camera equipment is arranged around me with what I think are the correct lenses poking out of various…

A green woodpecker pays a visit to the garden I have sat in a bag hide for many hours waiting for one of these beauties to show up, to no avail. Today I…

Curious goings -on in the bottom field An encounter with the disturbingly violent brown hare courtship in the Northern Pennines of the UK As we weren't in a…

After many attempts, finally I manage to encounter one of Britain's most elusive birds Such a thrill to finally see this elusive species from the Bittern hide…

Black Grouse Shoot An early morning adventure photographing black grouse on the moors of the northern Pennines It's all very well setting ones alarm clock for 4…

An encounter with a small bird with big toes I got a super view of a lovely little bird today - a treecreeper. It was behaving in the manner that is typical for…

The Boys are Back in Town The hares are becoming more visible in the Epping Forest Buffer Lands, giving some good opportunities for photos So it's Sunday April…

MY FIRST ENCOUNTER WITH A HARE It's April 2016 and I have set myself another challenge - to photograph hares. I live on the outskirts of northeast London so my…

It may have been the Great Crested grebe suffering under the onslaught of Victorian Hat feather hunters that prompted the formation of the RSPB, but this is not…

Essex Little Owls show their character during an early spring encounter in the Park When I heard through the 'grapevine' that we had little owls on our doorstep…
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