Scarborough harbour reflections. Musings on the ‘art’ of producing pictures based on reflections on water!
Rocky the (one-legged!) Rock Pipit. Rock Pipits like to stand on one leg! This individual certainly did, and was amazingly adept at moving one leg up under its feathers and imperceptibly … Continue Reading Rocky the (one-legged!) Rock Pipit
Rock Pipits (Anthus petrosus) are a common sight amongst the rocks and concrete blocks bordering the sea on Marine Drive, Scarborough. Rock Pipits – which rarely breed more than 100m … Continue Reading Rocky the (one-legged!) Rock Pipit
Northern Gannets at Bempton cliffs. The great news about gannets – the northern gannet (Sula bassana) – is that their numbers are increasing (2). With all the horror stories about wildlife … Continue Reading Northern Gannets at Bempton cliffs
Gannets are amazing! Not only are they sublimely beautiful – well the adults are, perhaps not the chicks! – but they exhibit such marvellous aerial behaviour: soaring flight, hovering and … Continue Reading Northern Gannets at Bempton cliffs