Nature Photography hides, based near Droitwich, is now under new, improved management and has been renamed as Brine Pit Wildlife Photography. New hides have been constructed on the sites of the old ones.
The day I visited for the Little Owl the weather was truly atrocious. Probably the worst I have ever had in a hide, with strong winds and rain, often heavy basically all day!
These conditions reduced the females activities but she still needed to feed the young in the nest, so made a reasonable number of visits. Unfortunately, the bird was also very bedraggled, especially the front view.
Still there were several visits to the perches and I managed to get a couple of "action" photos.
For a gallery of all my shots from this session click here.
Once again click of any of the captions for larger images.
|At the nest hole|
|Just before departing to the nest|
|A less bedraggled angle|
|A look in keeping with the conditions!|
|A windswept view in the rain!|
|The bedraggled front view in the rain|