Browsing All posts tagged under »Puffin«

Lundy birds in loco motion.

July 23, 2018

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The challenge: Auks in flight. The place: Lundy island. Some lovely weather, calm. still and plenty of light, helped. I used the XT-2 and 100-400mm with a 1.4x converter, plenty of ISO and plenty of shutter speed. I played with the Fuji AF settings for tracking subjects and using zone area focus I found custom […]

Tibbetts in the July heat

July 22, 2018

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Scorched paths, brown grasses, burnt feet, no water, no ice and a complete contrast to our last visit to Tibbetts, when everything froze and we got stuck on the island in the snow. (Here -> https://esterspears.com/2018/03/07/lundy-spring-part-two-snow/ ) “I couldn’t think of anywhere else in the world I’d rather be in this weather” Martin Thorne. First […]

Sunrise at Tibbetts

April 15, 2018

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Always nice to receive presents, some are ‘nice’ and others are ‘just what I wanted’. However this one (a christmas present fro my kids) was probably in the ‘if a well known beer brewer did presents’ category: A midweek Easter trip to Tibbetts. Wahooo, the third trip of the year so far… It was a […]

Six of the best, times two

December 31, 2017

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Two thousand and seventeen can do one. Like. Exit. Sorry to everyone who has had a good year but personally, mine has been shit. That’s right, shit. “Omg he used the ‘s’ word twice..” Well that’s how shit it has been. Are you getting the picture? Any how’s in the spirit of  We’ll never surrender […]

Lundy Puffins

July 3, 2017

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To celebrate #WorldSeabirdDay here’s some pictures of everyones favourite (except for those nut-cases who prefer Storm Petrels); A great Auk: The Lundy Puffin – small in numbers and elusive but a population on the up since the eradication of the black rat from the island. Why is 3rd July #WorldSeabirdDay? It’s because it’s the anniversary […]

PS (Puffins & Sika)

May 27, 2017

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Postscript to the May Lundy trip are these photos of Puffins & Sika deer taken with the Long Tom. The long tom is my Canon 600mm f4 weighting in at nearly 5 ½ kilos, it is virtually impossible to hand hold except for short periods and although it is bitingly sharp is a class one, […]

Wild Highlands (Easter in Scotland part 2).

April 24, 2017

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Some of the wildlife shots from my Easter trip to the Scottish Surfing Championships   Mostly 7D mk2 w/ 70-300mm L IS Click on it Thanks