Let me know when that tide's coming in won't you

Let me know when that tide's coming in won't you

Monday, 8 June 2015

Sedge Warbler - RSPB Otmoor

The reeds were alive a few weeks ago when I visited Oxfordshire en route to the New Forest. Reed and Sedge Warblers were in their finest voice. The sun was out and the volume was turned up.
The song of the Sedge Warbler is quite mesmerising to listen too, and it's even better if you've managed to locate the bird and you can watch it in full flow.
I was lucky enough to do so on a number of occasions. Here are a few of the shots I got.






35 comments:

  1. oooooh now that's the perfect perch...."sing us a song"!!!!

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  2. Very pretty bird and wonderful shots. I like the capture of the warbler singing!

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  3. Wonderful shots..Love the "Say ah" one..very cute..

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  4. Great photos of beautiful little birds. I can imagine how good it would be to watch it singing while clinging to those grass stems.

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  5. What beautiful photos - especially the one of the warbler living up to its name. Lovely that you could capture the bird in action. #AnimalTales

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  6. you have got some fabulous shots of this little bird. What size lens are you using. I really need to buy a longer lens. Happy birding, and thank you so much for stopping by my blog this week. It was great to "meet" you.

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  7. These are gorgeous! Thanks for linking up!

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  8. What fab photos, I bet it was such a peaceful moment to be stood listening to them singing. Popping in from Animal Tales.

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  9. They are brilliant pictures. Findlay got to see a grasshopper warbler at the weekend but I didn't go so I didn't see it.

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  10. Good shots Adam. You chose the best time to get Sedge Warblers - singing up the reeds in the breeding season.

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  11. Beautiful and clear shots ... how they hold on to the reeds; wow! #AnimalTales

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  12. OMGoodness....such well composed images!! Of such a sweet, attractive bird!!

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  13. Wonderful photos - love the open beak/full voice shot!

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  14. Such a cute bird, and I like the framing with the reeds and color gradient in the background. The bright orange gullet is quite a shock.

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  15. thaat is not an easy bird to se let alone get these fabuous shots of it

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  16. Excellent shots Adam. Quite tricky to find one of these out in the open like that.

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  17. I wish I knew what it sounded like. Such a pretty bird .. The second to the last one really does show you saw it as it sang.

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  18. I love that you caught him mid song, beak wide open. Great captures!

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  19. I am with you that Adam, watching a Sedge Warbler sing is a great sight. Lovely images too .
    Not seen or heard a sedgie this year yet, must get out soon I think

    Regards
    Dave

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  20. Once again, lovely photographs.

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  21. Really lovely photography of this dear little bird :)

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  22. Absolutely gorgeous photos!

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  23. That's a lovely little singer!

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  24. I love sedge warblers although I have heard them more than I have seen them - great photos, especially the one with it's beak if full song.
    Many thanks for adding your lovely photos to #AnimalTales

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  25. Oh my.. You got it with its little mouth open and singing. I will have to go look up this bird to see what the song sounds like.. Wonderful series Adam... Michelle

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  26. Brilliantly clear shots for #AnimalTales I love the one in full song :)

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  27. that bird is skillful wow; have a nice Tuesday

    much love...

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