Birds (Other)

David McHutchison | Guillemot in Flight

Guillemot in Flight

Simply a guillemot in flight!
David McHutchison | Double-collared Sunbird

Double-collared Sunbird

While having my lunch on a bench in the Addo Elephant Park, South Africa, this most beautiful little bird was working its way along a row of bushes nearby. I must admit my lunch got forgotten for a while!
David McHutchison | Puffin Landing

Puffin Landing

Watch out below - coming in to land! Every landing looks like an accident in waiting but, if they do get it a bit wrong, they seem to bounce quite well.
David McHutchison | Puffin in Flight

Puffin in Flight

These cute little birds are like missiles in flight so catching shots of them is harder than you might expect ...but very rewarding.
David McHutchison | Puffin Sunset

Puffin Sunset

As the sun dropped, several birds appeared to enjoy sitting on a rock to watch, including this puffin.
David McHutchison | Puffin with Sand Eels

Puffin with Sand Eels

This proud little bird was on its way back to its burrow with yet another beak-full of sand eels, presumably to feed a waiting and hungry brood.
David McHutchison | Greater Blue-eared Glossy Starling

Greater Blue-eared Glossy Starling

These birds are relatively commonplace in South Africa, but are nonetheless spectacular. This particular one was clearly in the process of nest building.
David McHutchison | Gull at Sunset

Gull at Sunset

A lone gull (a great black backed if I wasn't mistaken) stands silhouetted against the sunset