Animals and Birds

Mike Carroll | Robin in winter

Robin in winter

A Robin perches among the bramales and dead bracken in a snowy New Forest during the Beast from the East in March 2018
Mike Carroll | Male Common Kestrel

Male Common Kestrel

Male Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) perched in a pine tree
Mike Carroll | Barn Owl

Barn Owl

Close up of the face of a Barn Owl
Mike Carroll | Turkmenian Eagle Owl Close-up

Turkmenian Eagle Owl Close-up

Close-up portrait of a Turkmenian Eagle Owl
Mike Carroll | Owl


This small owl was perched in a tree. Not sure what kind of owl it is!
Mike Carroll | Blue Tit

Blue Tit

A blue tit photographed in Hatfield Forest, Essex in, January
Mike Carroll | Grey squirrel in winter

Grey squirrel in winter

January shot of a grey squirrel at Hatfield Forest in Essex
Mike Carroll | Goldfinch Close-up

Goldfinch Close-up

Macro shot of the head of a Goldfinch at RSPB Lakenheath Fen
Mike Carroll | Blackbird profile

Blackbird profile

Close-up shot of a male blackbird at RSPB Lakenheath Fen
Mike Carroll | Thieving Robin

Thieving Robin

Robin removing a fat ball from a feeder at RSPB Lakenheath Fen
Mike Carroll | Eurasian Eagle Owl

Eurasian Eagle Owl

Close-up image of a captive Eurasian Eagle Owl
Mike Carroll | Harris Hawk

Harris Hawk

Captive Harris Hawk at the National Centre for Birds of Prey in Helmsley, North Yorkshire
Mike Carroll | Bateleur Eagle

Bateleur Eagle

Bateleur Eagle is an African fish-eating eagle
Mike Carroll | Great Grey Owl

Great Grey Owl

The Great Grey Owl was the inspiration for the ventriloquist's dummy, Orville
Mike Carroll | Watchful Tiger

Watchful Tiger

Beautiful tiger at A zoo in southern England
Mike Carroll | Elephants eye

Elephants eye

A close-up shot of the eye of an African elephant
Mike Carroll | Dancing Puffin

Dancing Puffin

Lone puffin on Inner Farne Island, Northumbria, managed by the National Trust
Mike Carroll | Common Kestrel

Common Kestrel

Close up of he head and shoulders of a female Common Kestrel
Mike Carroll | Rhino on alert

Rhino on alert

White rhino close-up, B&W
Mike Carroll | Hungry lioness

Hungry lioness

Lioness licks her lips
Mike Carroll | King of the Jungle

King of the Jungle

A majestic lion in close-up
Mike Carroll | Stand off

Stand off

Face off between timid African White Rhino and aggressive Wildebeeste
Mike Carroll | Ear ear

Ear ear

Close-up of the ear of an African White Rhino. Not suitable as a canvas.
Mike Carroll | Wolf stretch

Wolf stretch

An Iberian wolf at A zoo in Kent
Mike Carroll | Sheep in the Grass

Sheep in the Grass

A Yorkshire black faced sheep stares warily at the photographer
Mike Carroll | New love

New love

Courting swans on the mere at West Mersea Essex
Mike Carroll | South American Puma

South American Puma

The Puma, or Cougar is one of South America's largest cats
Mike Carroll | Fallow Deer

Fallow Deer

A Fallow Deer Stag and his harem at the Ashridge Estate in Hertfordshire
Mike Carroll | Nit picking

Nit picking

Jackdaw removing parasites from a pair of Sable Antelope
Mike Carroll | Nuthatch


Nuthatch feeding on a tree trunk
Mike Carroll | Scout - Maine Coon Cross Cat

Scout - Maine Coon Cross Cat

Scout is one of my daughter's two Mine Coon Cross cats
Mike Carroll | Resting Stag

Resting Stag

Fallow Deer stag near Holkham in Norfolk
Mike Carroll | Fallow Deer Stag

Fallow Deer Stag

Fallow Deer stag in the deer park at Holkham Hall, Norfolk
Mike Carroll | Tawny Owl

Tawny Owl

Image of a British Tawny Owl perched in a tree, showing how well it is camouflaged
Mike Carroll | Nuthatch


Nuthatch feeding on a pine tree
Mike Carroll | Wash and brush up

Wash and brush up

Female Mallard preening on the River Stort in Hertfordshire