Getting The Bird: How To Photograph Birds With Long Telephoto Lenses
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By Rev2
I was up with the lark this morning and I thought I'd see if I could get some shots of this species before the land they're on gets planted with 2000 houses. A real shame as it was part of a farm and has been left to grow over for years attracting many species of birds and insects.

Planning permission was thrown out 3 times before the government decided to wave through virtually any application to 'boost the economy'. Soon they'll be no green space left for humans or wildlife but the politicians will be rich so that's all that matters of course. We could do with a few more cars around here as well as the road is only grid-locked for and hour or so each day with folk trying to get to work!

On a brighter note, many thanks once again for all the c & c's and especially those who felt fit to give user awards who've all been thanked personally. The Red Squirrel was a popular little chap. Smile

Tags: Birds Skylark Lark British birds Wildlife and nature Northants

Voters: jacques st-jean, NaturesHaven, Mike_Young and 51 more



NaturesHaven 11 283 6 England
17 May 2015 4:05PM
Beautiful bird..............GrinGrinGrinGrin
17 May 2015 4:13PM
Stunning image. Love the beautiful tones. Well captured.
Trev_B 16 151 68 England
17 May 2015 4:17PM
Spot onů a superb capture.

Badgerfred 15 39 Wales
17 May 2015 4:19PM
Excellent, great detail,
17 May 2015 4:42PM
A"fab"image of this rare beauty. Well done.
Regards David
17 May 2015 4:43PM
Stunning detail!
senn 11 5 1 Belgium
17 May 2015 4:44PM
brilliant capture, .. what a great position
PranavMishra 10 52 18 India
17 May 2015 4:52PM
barbarahirst 14 27 12 United Kingdom
17 May 2015 5:44PM
what a beauty you have caught here
12 5.9k 130 United Kingdom
17 May 2015 6:05PM
A beautifully posed and captured image of this stunning Skylark with wonderful colouring and pin sharp detail. The clutter free backdrop adding to the appeal.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
JuBarney Plus
11 36 6 United Kingdom
17 May 2015 6:13PM
Splendid shot
Cephus 18 2.7k England
17 May 2015 6:15PM
Fantastic detail, thanks for sharing
17 May 2015 6:31PM
Excellent capture.
17 May 2015 6:38PM
Simply stunning !!
17 May 2015 6:40PM
Superb shot. Such a beautiful bird. Such a shame as well. The Nature Reserve next to us is under threat as well as they want to build houses. Cathy
fotobee Plus
9 4 3 South Africa
17 May 2015 6:41PM
A superb photo! People all over the world are destroying their countries, with scant regard for the beauty! I feel for all of humanity, in this sixth Great Extinction. Regards Martin
17 May 2015 6:48PM
A stunning image, Dave.

I share your sentiments, absolutely, regarding the Government Fat Cats!!


tomcat 17 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
17 May 2015 7:00PM
Well worth the early start DaveWink

It wouldn't be around St Crispins would it?

tonyguitar 11 77 37 Canada
17 May 2015 9:44PM
The feather pattern across the upper back is very intricate as I take a little time to muse over this fine skylark of yours. TG
17 May 2015 10:14PM
18 May 2015 12:21AM
what a beautiful bird, great colour and detail. superb photography, SmileSmileSmileSmile
18 May 2015 1:46PM
Nice soft brownish tone!
redstag 17 100 15 United Kingdom
19 May 2015 6:03AM
I love the sound of the lark, and whilst I hear them I don't often see them, so your shot is a great treat
hasslebladuk 13 1 6 United Kingdom
19 May 2015 10:21PM
Top shot great birds they become very trusting when you put fresh mealworms out for them I have had eating out my hand
Lovely exposure
27 May 2015 8:27AM
An absolutely excellent image worthy of all the praise a WINNER!!.......nice one Dave......650
teocali Plus
15 442 18 England
27 May 2015 4:35PM
Superb capture, pose and eye contact, Dave.
brian17302 Plus
11 2 13 United Kingdom
28 May 2015 9:32AM
Excellent image

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