Welcome to my website.  It’s largely bird and wildlife photos, with other holiday snaps, but I occasionally do other things.

About Us

I’m a birdwatcher with a camera rather than a photographer.  Occasionally I get it right, but my photos are more to trigger memories of the incredible things Karen and I have seen and done.




Winter is coming

It has been a while since I posted, but it’s been a while since I’ve taken any worthwhile pictures.  It has been quiet in Sompting Brooks, although the common birds have allowed themselves to be photographed.  Long walks have given distant views of Hawfinch, Brambling and Goshawk, but all too distant.  At last, a brief …

Back local

There’s not been much excitement bird-wise around us of late.  A few walks around Sompting Brooks have found some Snipe and a few other birds, and it has been very quiet on the Downs.  Today, though, there were Ring Ouzels at Cissbury, one of which gave brief and fairly distant views, and a Dartford Warbler.  …

Choughs and Chiff

A week in Cornwall in October is enough to get a birder’s pulse racing.  Last week we finally went on holiday there, with my brother and sister in law.  There was a marked lack of migrants, and those that were around either eluded us, or left before we could get there.  The seawatching was good …