Another from my trip to Suffolk on Saturday, The lovely and Rare Dartford Warbler, this one is a male and they were showing well on the day and getting rather close, this shot was taken around 6 metres away from me on the foot path.
When I was there I was speaking to the warden, the warden had to speak to around 20 photographers that day to ask them to keep off the heath and stick to the path, he explained that these Birds were a category 1 species and protected by law and at the moment they were establishing there territory hence why they got so close to the footpath, no reason then to be going into there Territory where possible nests are.
The poor warden actually looked rather fed up with asking people bless him.
With patience and understanding of the bird you are photographing, plus the right tools, it is possible to get nice close up shots like this one with out disturbing them or worse there nests.
I had the 1.4 converter on for this shot and managed f9 for good dof and clarity, the morning was well defused but with great light, just perfect for me and my set up
Tags: Rare species
Wildlife and nature
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