Category Archives: mating

spring at last

Male common redstart perched on a blossom twig.
After a long and sometimes very cold winter we may rejoice now in a beautiful warm and sunny spring. Many bird species returned to our small country to feed and breed.

Sedge warbler doing credit to its name.

Mating oystercatchers

Common redshank shouting

Black-tailed godwit landing

Barn swallow singing

Common coot with newborn baby

blubber

mating elephant seal

Many southern elephant seals in South Georgia, where they go by the name “blubber”. No explanation needed I should think.
Mating couple in the first photo and an extreme full frame portrait of a male adult in the second.

extreme portrait of a male adult elephant seal