David Shaw Wildlife - Experience the real moment

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Experience the real moment Whether we are on holiday or traveling locally near home, everywhere we go we always have our cameras close to hand.

As I'm sure you will agree, we have managed to capture, through a lens, nature at its very best!

New Gallery for 2013 Buzzard hunting Adders gallery

The DK guide 'Where to go Wild' features pictures by David Shaw of the Chichester Peregrines. To see and order the book click here

We now have a website dedicated to the Peregrines at Chichester Cathedral - Visit www.chichesterperegrines.co.uk

Please check back soon to view your favourite galleries or a new one.

Barn Owls

Amberley Brooks - The Big One!! White tailed sea eagle

A juvenile white tailed sea eagle visiting Sussex in December 2010!! You may not believe it but here is the evidence.

The eagle could be seen from The Sportsman at Amberley a great place to eat and drink overlooking Amberley Brooks

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Barn Owls

Barn Owls at Pulborough - 2010 gallery

We have been priviledged to take some picutes of the new barn owl family as the youngsters practise their skills at flying. Visit Pulborough Brooks' website

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Barn Owls

Barn Owls at Pulborough

Many happy hours have been spent at the RSPB Pulborough Brooks watching and filming the Barn Owls. It is such a beautiful reserve with some of the finest views in Sussex. Visit Pulborough Brooks' website

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Barn Owls

Barn Owls on the Isle of Mull

Barn owls are very scarce on the island but one cloudy evening in May we were lucky enough to watch and photograph one of these beautiful birds hunting.

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Barn Owls

Bempton Cliffs

Fabulous views of seabirds playing in the wind. Definitely a photographers' paradise. See the RSPB at Bempton Cliffs

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Bewl Water

Bewl Water, Kent - Great Crested Grebes

What a superb location for a day out. There are about 150 pairs of Great Crested Grebes nesting around the reservoir.

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Reed beds for bitterns

Bitterns

At sunset and beyond - bitterns coming to roost.


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Barn Owls

British Mammals

During our travels we have come across some amazing views of mammals native to Britian.
12.1.09

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Buzzard with adder

Buzzard hunting Adders at The Lizard, Cornwall February 2013

Amazing photographs of buzzard hunting Adders


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Choughs

Choughs

In February we were lucky enough to see these very special birds of Cornwall on several mornings.
How great to hear their call over the fields again.

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Chough

Choughs in Cornwall 2013

Lots of choughs in spite of rough weather


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Oystercatcher

Cornwall 2015 February - Choughs, buzzards, peregrines and starlings

Mixed weather but great views of birds


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Cornwall

Cornwall 2011 - Choughs in flight





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Cornwall

Cornwall 2010

Cornwall in February can be fantastic. All the pictures in this gallery were taken on the 14th and 15th February 2010. Most were taken with the new Canon 1D Mark IV the rest were taken using the Canon 7D.

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Cornwall

Cornwall

Cornwall is one of our favourite places to visit. The views, the wildlife, the ice cream and the cream teas. One of our favourite places for cream teas is Roskillys.

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Puffins on Inner Farne

Farne Islands

First trip of the season to see this wonderful site. The sea was still a little rough but that did not deter us from going to Inner Farne and having great fun with the terns and other sea birds. For more info visit Farne Islands (NT)


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Golden Eagle

Golden Eagles on the Isle of Skye

What a treat to see 2 of these amazing birds hunting over a hill in the sunshine in August 2013

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Golden Eagle

Golden Eagles

A fantastic view of golden eagles flying and bringing in prey.

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Kestrels

Kestrels

Since just before Christmas we have started taking pictures of these beautiful birds. Even though sometimes lighting conditions have been some what difficult we are quite pleased with the results. Watch this space as the pictures change.

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kingfishers

Kingfishers

What a superb location for a day out. Apart from the great views of kingfishers there are the gardens and house too!

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Loch Frisa

Loch Frisa - White Tailed Sea Eagles

Now a great new viewpoint/visitor centre.

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Loch Garten

Loch Garten - Ospreys

New 2009 pictures of EJ with her new mate Odin.
Great visitor centre with a wonderful view of birds.

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Loch of the Lowes

Loch of the Lowes - Ospreys

A warm welcome awaits you at this reserve where you can observe these unique birds nesting close to the Loch. New pictures 2009

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London WWT

London WWT - Barnes

Suberb site to visit in the centre of London. We didn't choose a very nice day but we still saw lots of birds, some quite rare. Great tearoom too- We will be back in better weather. Visit London WWT's website


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Golden eagle

Long Furlong - Golden Eagle

A Golden eagle flying in Long Furlong - what an amazing sight.


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London WWT

Norfolk - The North coast

An amazing area especially in winter with all the overwintering waders. Spectacular displays can be seen in many locations.


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Otters

Otters on Mull 2012

Magic on the Isle of Mull.


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Otter

Otter fishing on Mull 2013

More magic on the Isle of Mull.


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Osprey

Ospreys

More opportunities to watch ospreys.


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Out and About

Out and About

It's incredible what you come across when you are out and about.


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Out and About

Out and About 2 (too!!)

It really is amazing what you come across when you are out and about.


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Peregrine

Out and About 3 (This is getting like Rocky!!!)

And more peregrines!!


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Peregrines at Chichester

Peregrines at Chichester Cathedral

Final update 29.12.08

NEW WEBSITE www.chichesterperegrines.co.uk dedicated to the Peregrines at Chichester Cathedral.

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Peregrines at Chichester

Peregrines on our travels

More peregrines photographed on our travels in between tea rooms!!!


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Peregrines at Derby

Peregrines at Derby Cathedral

The thrid year that peregrines have raised young here.
Visit Derby Cathedral Peregrine Project

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Peregrines Chicks at Falls of Clyde

Peregrines at Falls of Clyde

Incredible views of peregrines and chicks in an awesome setting
Visit Falls of Clyde

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Puffin

Puffins on Skomer - June 2011

What fun these small birds are to watch!!

Photographs taken on the same day Ray Mears was filming for his new series on ITV.

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Puffin

Puffins on Skomer - June 2012

We were tempted to stay all day just watching these characters with their funny little walk. This year they were being really hassled by the gulls.

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Pulborough Brooks

Pulborough Brooks

One of our favourite places - we have been going there since it opened. Fantastic Sussex wildlife. It also boasts one of the best tearooms we know. Visit Pulborough Brooks' website
Updated July 2010 pictures of Barn Owls being ringed
See Pulborough Barn Owl 2010 gallery for more fantastic pictures of these owls.
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Red Kites

Red Kites (& Buzzards)

What skillful birds these are. Diving for food and at buzzards on the ground and in the air was a pleasure to watch - we could have stayed there all holiday. Visit Gigrin Farm

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osprey rescue

Rothiemurchas Osprey Rescue

A dramtic rescue at the Rothiemurchus Fishery during the week of BBC Springwatch.
Frame by frame veiw of the rescue and release of Springwatch star
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Osprey

Rothiemurchas - Osprey fishing

Words cannot describe the awesome sight of an osprey fishing in the early morning light.

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Osprey

Scotland summer 2015

A trip around the Highlands.
Separate galleries for White tailed sea eagle

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Seal on Worthing Beach

Seal pup rescue at Lizard Point, Cornwall

A new born seal pup was rescued on a public beach when two young girls alerted their parents to it's plight.The Polpeor Cafe and National Seal Sanctuary at Gweek all came to it's aid.
Visit the National Seal Sanctuary at Gweek
November 2011
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Seal on Worthing Beach

Seal on Worthing beach

This young seal became stranded on the beach at Worthing, West Sussex, was rescued and brought back to health before being released back into the wild.

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Skomer

Skomer Isalnd - Wales June 2011

What an amazing place to visit on a beautiful sunny day. In the evening the Manx Shearwaters skimming the sea, in the sunshine - all manner of sea birds. Photographs taken the day Ray Mears was filming for his new series on ITV.
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Skomer

Skomer Island - June 2012

We certainly picked the right day this year with brilliant sunshine.
For a great place to eat on St David's peninsular The Griffin Inn, Dale is outstanding.

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For photographs of the puffins see Puffins on Skomer 2012 gallery

scotland

Scotland

Scotland is right at the top of our list of favorite places to visit, always with cameras at the ready as you never know what is just around the next corner. The scenery and wildlife are exceptional..

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short eared owl

Short Eared Owls 2012

These normally elusive large owls can be seen readily at several places in Sussex on winter afternoons hunting for small mammals.


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starlings

Starlings - Brighton

The starlings put on an amazing display every evening as they come in to roost on the the two piers at Brighton. It is particularly spectacular from October to February.


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Sunsets

Sunsets

We love our Sunsets and have taken pictures all over the South of the County, but Worthing seems to be especially good. November always seems to have the best and brightest colours; one reason suppose to look forward to the onset of Winter.

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Sussex

Sussex

On sunny and cloudy days in Sussex we always have our cameras to hand and these are some of the results. Kites in Sussex!!!


In winter always looking for the warm tearoom !!!!

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Swans

Swans

We are always taking pictures of Swans, on the river at Arundel , the nature reserve at Warham nr Horsham, on the lagoon at Shoreham and at the Swanary at Abbotsbury. All of these places are beautiful places to visit as well as the Arundel Wetlands Trust; try the new boat trip or watch in the warm whilst enjoying a cream tea from the Cafe. Visit Arundel WWT's website

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Waders

Waders

The first interest in Waders started spending many happy times at the Hayle estuary in Cornwall. We often go down to the beach at Shoreham or Ferring, and when we have the time to Cornwall or Minsmere in Norfolk. Visit RSPB Minsmere's website

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Water Vole

Water Voles


See pictures of 'Ratty from 'Wind in the Willows'
Visit Arundel WWT website


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White-Tailed Sea Eagles

White-Tailed Sea Eagles

What an amazing visit to the Isle of Skye to see white-tailed sea eagles.


A very BIG THANKYOU to Dan Corrigal for such great trip. For great views of the sea eagles see Dan Corrigal and the newly refurbished MV Stardust or Lady B on the harbour in Portree.

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