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Common Kingfisher331 viewsphotographed from where channel crosses the Causeway @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve, this was my best sighting of a kingfisher to date - now I just need one to come a bit closer.
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Common Kingfisher278 viewsphotographed from where channel crosses the Causeway @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Common Kingfisher278 viewsphotographed from where channel crosses the Causeway @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Little Egret - Egretta garzetta247 viewsphotographed from the Eric Morecambe hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Great White Egret245 viewsphotographed on the saltmarsh pools @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Little Egret Egretta garzetta photographed from the Allen hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve241 viewsphotographed from the Allen hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Avocet - Recurvirostra avosetta236 viewsphotographed from the Allen hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Common Snipe - Gallinago gallinago221 viewsphotographed from the Morecambe Hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Grey Heron - Ardea cinerea209 viewsstruggling to swallow a small eel
photographed from the Eric Morecambe Hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Avocet - Recurvirostra avosetta196 viewsphotographed from the Allen hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Avocet - Recurvirostra avosetta178 viewsphotographed from the Allen hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Osprey Pandion haliaetus Leighton Moss RSPB reserve166 viewsThis Osprey @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve was feeding on it's catch, which appeared to be either a Roach or Rudd - some observers were adamant it was definitely a Rudd, but how the dickens you can differentiate at such long range is beyond me.
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Merlin148 viewstaken at distance from the Eric Morecambe hide @ Leighto Moss RSPB, (see also the next shot), heavily cropped & my only Merlin photo to date.
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Marsh Harrier148 viewsphotographed from a layby overlooking Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve
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Common Kingfisher147 viewsphotographed from Public Hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Greenfinch - Carduelis chloris146 viewsphotographed from the Eric Morecambe Hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Merlin140 viewstaken from the Eric Morecambe hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB, I didn't even see the merlin hidden away on the fence post until some kind chap with a scope pointed it out to me. I've posted a more heavily cropped version where you can just about make out there is in fact a bird in the photo. My only Merlin photo to date.
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Bullfinch - Pyrrhula pyrrhula139 viewsphotographed @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve137 viewsphotographed from a layby overlooking Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve
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Otter131 viewsMy 1st sighting of a wild Otter, a long range shot taken on a cold & wet December morning from Lower Hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Chaffinch126 viewstaken @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Marsh Harriers126 viewspractising a food pass @ Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve
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Osprey126 viewsphotographed from a layby overlooking Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Marsh Harrier122 viewsphotographed from a layby overlooking Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve
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Osprey122 viewsphotographed from a layby overlooking Leighton Moss RSPB reserve - what an absolute thrill & a privilege it was to see this majestic bird, to get some photographs was the icing on the cake.
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Marsh Harrier120 viewsphotographed from a layby overlooking Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve
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Chaffinch119 viewstaken @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Leighton Moss RSPB reserve117 viewson the power cables @ the Golf course opposite Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve116 viewsphotographed from a layby overlooking Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve
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Common Buzzard Buteo buteo Leighton Moss RSPB nature reserve114 viewstaken @ Leighton Moss RSPB nature reserve
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Marsh Harrier114 viewsseen here with a Black headed Gull in the background, taken from a layby overlooking Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve
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Marsh Harrier114 viewsphotographed from a layby overlooking Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve
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a distant Osprey - Pandion haliaetus114 viewsphotographed from the Griesdale Hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Marsh Harrier113 viewsphotographed from a layby overlooking Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve
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Osprey113 viewsphotographed from a layby overlooking Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Bullfinch - Pyrrhula pyrrhula112 viewsphotographed @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Common Kingfisher112 viewsphotographed from the Grisedale Hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Marsh Harrier111 viewsmaking a Grey heron quite nervous, photographed from the Public Hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Red Deer110 viewsphotographed from the Tim Jackson hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Red Deer Cervus elaphus Leighton Moss RSPB reserve110 viewsphotographed from the Tim Jackson Hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Red Deer109 viewsphotographed from the Grisedale Hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Red Deer107 viewsI was lucky enough to witness this group of Red Deer crossing from one reed bed to another in front of the Grisedale Hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Osprey106 viewsphotographed from a layby overlooking Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Bearded Tit103 viewsphotographed near the grit trays @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Bittern100 viewsphotographed from the causeway @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Otter Lutra lutra Leighton Moss RSPB reserve100 viewsMy 1st sighting of a wild Otter, a long range shot taken on a cold & wet December morning from Lower Hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Marsh Harrier99 viewsphotographed from a layby overlooking Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve
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Marsh Harriers97 viewsa pair of birds doing some aerobatics @ Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve
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Bittern96 viewsI'd just been photographing a Kingfisher where the channel crosses the causeway at Leighton Moss when I suddenly realised there was also a Bittern sat there in full view. It's a shame the Kingfisher didn't fly up & land on it's beak, now that would've been a good shot :-) .
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Common Buzzard96 viewstaken @ Leighton Moss RSPB nature reserve
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Crow or Raven???95 viewsphotographed @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Common Redshank Tringa totanus Leighton Moss RSPB reserve95 viewsphotographed from the Eric Morecambe hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Sedge Warbler94 views
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Hawker Dragonfly93 viewsthis Hawker had somehow managed to land in the water & was struggling for it's life, alas it was well out of reach or I would've scooped it out & put it somewhere to dry out .
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Avocet - Recurvirostra avosetta92 viewsphotographed from the Allen hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Common Kingfisher92 viewsphotographed from the Grisedale Hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Bearded Tit - Panurus biarmicus91 viewsphotographed @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Bearded Tit91 viewsphotographed near the grit trays @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Red Deer90 viewsThis was my first ever Red Deer photograph, taken from the Tim Jackson hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Common Kingfisher90 viewsphotographed from where channel crosses the Causeway @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Merganser?90 viewsI'm presuming this is a Red breasted Merganser, but haven't seen one with markings like this before. Photographed from the Eric Morecambe hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB.
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Stoat89 viewsa poor record shot taken before I got my DSLR, this Stoat was coming towards me on one of the paths at Leighton Moss, when it spotted me it dropped it's prey (a redwing) which it returned to get when I moved on.
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Stoat89 viewsphotographed crossing the path between the Morecambe & Allen Hides @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Bittern87 viewsphotographed from Public Hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Bearded Tit86 viewsphotographed on one of the grit trays @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Marsh Harrier86 viewsphotographed from a layby overlooking Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve
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Crow or Raven???85 viewsone of two shots of this bird, photographed @ Leighton Moss RSPB
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Common Kestrel85 viewsphotographed near the Allen Hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Bearded Tit85 viewsphotographed near the grit trays @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Pheasant - Phasianus colchicus85 viewsphotographed @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Sparrowhawk - Accipiter nisus84 viewsthis sprawk did a quick flyby over the water, putting all the waders up, then tucked itself away in a nearby tree
photographed from the Eric Morecambe Hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Bearded Tit - Panurus biarmicus83 viewsphotographed @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Marsh Harrier82 viewsphotographed @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Stoat80 viewssee the two shots aside of a stoat with it's prey, which is a Redwing, the Stoat dropped the Redwing when it saw me, I moved back a safe distance & when I returned to check the Redwing had gone, so the stoat had obviously returned & carried off it's spoils.
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Marsh Harrier80 viewsphotographed from a layby overlooking Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve
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Avocet - Recurvirostra avosetta79 viewsphotographed from the Allen hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Avocet - Recurvirostra avosetta79 viewsphotographed from the Allen hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Avocet - Recurvirostra avosetta79 viewsphotographed from the Allen hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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Avocet - Recurvirostra avosetta79 viewsphotographed from the Allen hide @ Leighton Moss RSPB reserve
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