Great Crested Grebe

May 18, 2008

Great Crested Grebe

Originally uploaded by Mr_Chips

“A major in Wales challenged him to produce a single case of a great crested grebe attacking young rabbits” From Evelyn Waugh’s Scoop, where William Boot’s sister had playfully substituted the words – ‘great crested grebe’ for ‘badger’ in his weekly nature notes for The Beast newspaper.

Its cold out here

February 10, 2007

Its cold out here, originally uploaded by Mr_Chips.

It snowed all Thursday but because of work my photography was severely hampered. By the time I managed to get out into the wilderness it had all but gone.

This was what was left by the weekend.



February 4, 2007

Some interesting bird shots on the feeder today.