Stonechats return to Wanstead Flats

September 23, 2012 - Stonechat used to be a regular wintering bird on Wanstead Flats, a January 1st banker. Not so for a few years now, so it...
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Wheatear redux

September 21, 2012 - Another day, another Wheatear. I really cannot get enough of these brilliant birds. Ask anyone who knows me what my fave...
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Whinchat on Wanstead Flats

September 19, 2012 - Got some gen from Nick, one of the regular crew, who said that he had been able to get within ten feet of a Whinchat in...
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300mm f2.8 IS with converters

September 11, 2012 - My new 800mm lens is pretty enormous - enormous enough to struggle with budget airlines. It also precludes full-on birdi...
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Thoughts on the Canon 800mm f5.6L

September 05, 2012 - As people have maybe surmised, the reason for selling my 500mm f4 lens was that I had invested in something longer - an...
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