Wild Birds

Stephen Rennie | European Bee-eater

European Bee-eater

The European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster), a colourful migratory bird and summer visitor to most European countries, seen here perched on a branch with a clear white background.
Stephen Rennie | European Goldfinch

European Goldfinch

A European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) perched on a wildflower stem eating Hawkweed seeds as we can see in the beak
Stephen Rennie | European Stonechat with berry

European Stonechat with berry

A European Stonechat (Saxicola rubicola) perched on a withered wild plant stem with a Nightshade berry in the beak. I saw her arriving on the plant stem, she looked around then disappeared from sight, only to reappear with this black coloured berry in the beak.
Stephen Rennie | Zitting Cisticola

Zitting Cisticola

A typical spread-eagled perched position from a tiny passerine bird called Zitting Cisticola or also known as Striped Fantail Warbler.
Stephen Rennie | Short-eared Owl at sunset

Short-eared Owl at sunset

A wild Short-eared owl perched on a wooden fence post amongst bramble bushes situated in a landscape of a red orange sunset light.
Stephen Rennie | Short-eared owl

Short-eared owl

The stare of the yellow-eyed Short-eared Owl perched on a green lichen covered wooden post and smooth green background
Stephen Rennie | Zitting Cisticola

Zitting Cisticola

A tiny warbler the Zitting Cisticola perched in his natural habitat on a withered hemlock plant amongst long green grass and wildflowers