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Why I Twitch

Birds have historically exercised a peculiar hold over the human imagination. In part this no doubt stems from our fascination with flight. Deep down we envy them their freedom, their ability to climb, soar, hover and dive with such breath-taking speed. 537 more words

Bearded Vulture

Bearded Vulture

An image I made with the purpose of drawing peoples’ attention to the plight of the Southern Bearded Vulture. An unusual bird – a bone eater and mud-bather; there are less than 400 of these magnificent birds left in the wild.

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Bearded Vulture growing up

Dear All

I hope you will agree that the attached two images are worth an additional email from me this week. These are the latest images of “Kentucky” from our nest camera- growing fast and getting ready to fledge in about a months time. 51 more words

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The Pyrenees

One of my favourite ever ‘Strange’ Family holidays was a camping and birdwatching trip to the French Pyrenees when I was 12. The weather was beautiful, the animal life was spectacular, and we spent much of our non-active time harvesting scraps of information about a major global sporting event that was going on at the time (Barcelona Olympics ’92). 326 more words

Bearded Vulture

Bearded Vulture

The red coloration of the bearded vulture is cosmetically acquired by bathing in iron-rich spring water and can vary in shade.

Adult bearded vultures are a dark gray-black or gray-blue in color, with a slightly darker tail and lighter shaft-streaks.

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Bearded Vulture

Juvenile bearded vultures have a much different physical appearance than adults and appear dark all over.

Juvenile bearded vultures have a much different physical appearance than adults and appear dark all over.

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