British Bird Photographs




Hello and thanks for visiting my website. My name is Ian Rose and I live in West Essex, UK and I am using this site to display some of my bird photographs. There are quite a lot of them now and more are being added regularly - some are purely "record shots" which I hope to replace with better images in time.

A lot of the pictures are taken at Amwell Nature Reserve in East Herts, my "local patch" but I also make regular visits to Fisher's Green and Hooks Marsh in the Lee Valley Country Park and also Rye Meads RSPB Reserve and Epping Forest. Further away from home, we visit friends in Powys, Wales and some of the photos are taken there, also visits to various parts of the UK have resulted in a few photos.

There are also a few photographs of birds from Tenerife, Sri Lanka, St Lucia, Greece, Mexico, USA and Canada taken whilst on holiday.


Canon EOS 500D

Sigma 50mm f1:2.8 DG Macro

Tamron 18-200 f3.5-6.3 LD XR DI II

Canon 100-300 Telephoto Zoom

Sigma 170-500 f1:5-6.3 APO Telephoto Zoom


Now on to the photos:


To view new images simply click on the name of the bird and you will be taken to the appropriate page. The newest images will always be at the top of the page.


RSPB Rye Meads 15/10/16

Egyptian Goose (1), Snipe (1), Wigeon (1), Grey Wagtail (1)

Fishers Green 17/10/16

Black-headed Gull (4), Ring-necked Parakeet (3)



Click on the picture to go to the index page for that particular group of birds.

If you would prefer to select from an ALPHABETICAL LIST, click HERE


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Locations Divers & Grebes Shearwaters, Cormorants & Gannets Herons
Wildfowl - Geese & Swans Wildfowl - Ducks Birds of Prey Gamebirds, Crakes & Rails
Waders Gulls, Terns & Auks Pigeons Owls
Swifts & Woodpeckers Larks, Swallows & Pipits Wrens Thrushes & Chats
Warblers & Flycatchers Tits, Treecreepers & Nuthatches Shrikes, Starlings & Crows Sparrows, Finches & Buntings
Other Wildlife Birds from Oban & Isle of Mull - June 2007 Birds of Tenerife - 2007


Birds of Sri Lanka Birds of St Lucia 2012 Birds of St Lucia 2013 Birds Of Mexico 2014
Birds of Illinois Apr-May 2015 Birds of Greece

June 2015

Birds of Illiois

October 2015

Birds of Florida

January 2016


Birds of Canada

June 2016



Contact me:

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All photographs on this website are copyright Ian Rose 2006-2014