Rebecca Nason

Birds on the Beach . . .some are clearly cold!

Thumbnail image for Birds on the Beach . . .some are clearly cold! by Rebecca Nason 18 November 2010

Birds on the Beach . . . . This morning I have started to look through a large selection of Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita) images, taken during October 2010 on Fair Isle, Shetland UK. Chiffchaff’s can come through the Island in good numbers during the Autumn & good views can often be obtained as these birds […]

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Waxwing Invasion – Time for a Feed!

Thumbnail image for Waxwing Invasion – Time for a Feed! by Rebecca Nason 11 November 2010

Waxwing Arrival The 25th October will stay in my memory for a long time. I was on Fair Isle, near the end of a long & enjoyable Autumn birding & photography trip with my partner Phil & several birding friends. The winds had been strong Northerly and quite foul for a couple of days but the […]

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Russian Grey Shrike OK with you?

Thumbnail image for Russian Grey Shrike OK with you? by MartinGarner 8 November 2010

What’s in  a name Sorry. Was supposed to post last week and just got swamped! Went to do something on Redpolls, to find Rebecca beat me too it and did a much better job! Multi-authored blogs eh? Anyway, back now. Last friday 5th November I went to see a Great Grey Shrike, only about 15 minutes drive from my […]

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A date with a ‘Horny Man’

Thumbnail image for A date with a ‘Horny Man’ by Rebecca Nason 4 November 2010

One of the most enjoyable ‘groups’ of birds to photograph & get to grips with during a good Autumn on Fair Isle are the various Redpoll sub-species which can arrive on the Island in good numbers during October. Although the number of Redpoll’s present varies year to year as with any influx from the North, this year saw a […]

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Fair Isle Daze

Thumbnail image for Fair Isle Daze by Rebecca Nason 28 October 2010

I am currently on my favourite Isle, a place which over the last 7 years has become my second home – Fair Isle. Fair Isle is a tiny Island, Britain’s remotest, inhabited Island – being approximately 3 miles long by 1.5 miles wide & is the most Southerly Isle of the Shetland Islands, sandwiched between […]

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