On Wednesday I paid another visit to Calke Park, with the hope of seeing Little Owl. I found one at my Site No.31, but it was very distant (as usual!), so I decided to try my luck with some of the other birds in the area. To cut a long story short, I managed what are, undoubtedly, my best ever shots of Great Spotted Woodpecker. First to arrive was a female bird.
|Great Spotted Woodpecker (female) - Calke Park|
I was busy photographing some of the other birds, when a male GS Woody arrived. The light was a little more difficult by then but I did manage some 'keepers'.
|Great Spotted Woodpecker (male) - Calke Park|
I'm very pleased with the results, although (as always!) there's plenty of room for improvement. Some of my images of the other birds will probably turn out to be not too bad when I've sorted through them. If this is the case, they'll feature in a future post.