Captured – the Beauty of Birds

We recently posted an article from local photographer DAVID GARDNER with some lovely images. They were so good and the weather still seems to be so gloomy at times that we thought we would spread them out a bit… the better to lift our spirits… 

Poor table manners


Hen chaffinch with scaly foot infection


Male serin taking a time out

Goldfinch waiting for a feed


Cock chaffinch tidying up


David Gardner

Please note that all the images displayed here are protected by copyright and we have David’s kind permission to use them. David Gardner has a background in the environmental and conservation fields having been, inter alia, a salmon and trout farm manager, fisheries and conservation manager with the National Rivers Authority, and chairman of the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales. He is also a dealer in art and antiques, which must go some way to explaining what a great eye he has for creating beautiful images of the world around us. He can supply high-quality prints of these and other images to order, and he is happy to accept  commissions if you have special subjects in mind.

Photographs © David Gardner

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