Since setting up the new feeding station for the silvereyes the weather has been anything but helpful for testing it out properly.  The last couple of days though have been much better.  I have been playing with the different lenses both through the window and through the open door and these images are some of […]

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A friend issued me a challenge recently which I have done in the past but not with the new camera, so I thought I would give it a go today.  I chose today because was overcast, raining and I was inside, so shooting though a not so clean window. I was putting lots of barriers […]

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I have a big lens but I still want to get in closer to those elusive birds that are so skittish they move away once you get close to them.  So I bought myself a new toy. It’s a Sigma 1.4x DG tele converter and wouldn’t you know it, the weather has packed in and […]

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I hung a coconut shell in the tree and filled it with wild bird seed. I did this to try and encourage the finches into our garden. I was hoping for greenfinches, goldfinches and any other finch that liked the seed. I am not fussy so long as they are different and add colour to […]

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Today the sparrows were hanging around the feeder almost as much as the waxeyes, though they do know their place in the pecking order – they come third after the tui and the waxeyes.  The waxeyes are very stroppy about who gets to feed first and will often fight it so much that someone else […]

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