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Birds

Simon Rigby | Black Headed Gull Taking Off

Black Headed Gull Taking Off

Close up shot of a Black Headed Gull taking off from \one of the lakes at Rye Harbour nature reserve. They're a plentiful visitor to the reserve and provide great opportunities for action photography from one of the 5 or so hides positioned around the reserve.
Simon Rigby | Morning Swan

Morning Swan

The soft, early morning sunlight cast a wonderful yellow glow across the river at Glynde in Sussex. There was mist rising up off the water, which parted as this majestic swan sailed through.
Simon Rigby | Greylag Gosling

Greylag Gosling

A Greylag Gosling, taken at Arundel Wetland Centre. They're in abundance during the spring months, flapping along beside watchful parents.
Simon Rigby | Goldfinch

Goldfinch

A Goldfinch, sitting proudly and singing its heart out, early one morning at Amberley in West Sussex
Simon Rigby | Tawny Owl

Tawny Owl

A Tawny Owl, taken at the British Wildlife Centre. The lush green grass behind made for a great background, contrasting well against the rustic colours of the owl
Simon Rigby | Little Egret

Little Egret

Little Egret flying overhead, Cuckmere Valley, Sussex
Simon Rigby | Majestic Kingfisher

Majestic Kingfisher

A Kingfisher with its wings spread is a truly majestic sight
Simon Rigby | Evil Kingfisher

Evil Kingfisher

This Kingfisher had just come out of the water after an unsuccessful fishing attempt. He looked thoroughly unimpressed!
Simon Rigby | Heron in dappled shade

Heron in dappled shade

Heron standing on the bank of Hammer Pond at Knepp Wildlands
Simon Rigby | Kingfisher with dinner

Kingfisher with dinner

A Kingfisher doing what they do best
Simon Rigby | Great Spotted Woodpecker

Great Spotted Woodpecker

A profile shot of a Great Spotted Woodpecker
Simon Rigby | Nuthatch

Nuthatch

A Nuthatch snapped in Millers Wood in Sussex
Simon Rigby | Blue Tits

Blue Tits

A pair of Blue Tits feeding on a log in Millers Wood, Sussex
Simon Rigby | Woodpecker

Woodpecker

The Great Spotted Woodpecker is often bold and brash, snapped here in Millers Wood, Sussex
Simon Rigby | Angry Nuthatch

Angry Nuthatch

This nuthatch had a few things to say!
Simon Rigby | Woodland Birds

Woodland Birds

A Great Tit and a Blue Tit
Simon Rigby | Blue Tit in flight

Blue Tit in flight

A Blue Tit in flight at Millers Wood in Sussex
Simon Rigby | Blue Tit on Hawthorn

Blue Tit on Hawthorn

A Blue Tit comes to rest on a branch of Hawthorn, Millers Wood, Sussex
Simon Rigby | Blue Tit on tap

Blue Tit on tap

A Blue Tit resting on an old tap at Millers Wood in Sussex
Simon Rigby | Marsh Tit on Hawthorn

Marsh Tit on Hawthorn

A Marsh Tit standing proudly on a Hawthorn branch. The red berries really complement the green hues in this image
Simon Rigby | The Nuthatch

The Nuthatch

An incredibly engaging bird. The Nuthatch is one of the only birds comfortable going head first down a tree
Simon Rigby | Blue tit on hawthorn

Blue tit on hawthorn

A Blue Tit resting on a branch of hawthorn
Simon Rigby | Goldfinches on teasel

Goldfinches on teasel

A pair of Goldfinches jostle for position on top of a teasel head
Simon Rigby | Great Spotted Woodpecker

Great Spotted Woodpecker

A woodpecker resting on a tree trunk. Spotted at Millers Wood in Sussex
Simon Rigby | Green Woodpecker

Green Woodpecker

A Green Woodpecker, one of our more striking and colourful birds
Simon Rigby | Common Buzzard

Common Buzzard

A Common Buzzard feeding on a pigeon, taken at Bourne in Lincolnshire
Simon Rigby | Sparrowhawk

Sparrowhawk

Sparrowhawk portrait