Oscar Dewhurst – Ringed Plover

Oscar writes: I came across this adult on the beach at Minsmere. It was running along the top of a ridge so I got ahead of it and took this as it came past me. Nikon D800, Nikon 600mm f4 AFS-II, Nikon 1.4x TC     Likes(16)Dislikes(0)

Oscar Dewhurst – Hobby

Oscar writes: While I was at Minsmere I spent a lot of time in the Bittern hide trying to photograph Hobbies. They spent a large part of the middle of the day hunting for dragonflies over the reedbeds, and so I was delighted to catch one as it stalled slightly, with the light around its…

Oscar Dewhurst – gulls

Oscar writes: I’ve just got back to London after spending three weeks staying at RSPB Minsmere in Suffolk. It’s probably my favourite nature reserve in the UK so I was very pleased to be able to spend three weeks there, photographing almost every day. As I’m sure plenty of you will have seen on Springwatch,…

Are you going out looking for nature this weekend?

Last weekend was a bit of a disappointment nature-wise so I am experiencing nature-deficit grumpiness.  Most of my nature watching is within 10 miles of where I live but an occasional trip further afield adds variety now and again. Living as far from the coast, almost, as it is possible to be, a trip east…