Married to Gill for 37 years, have 3 daughters, and 3 grandchildren. Live in Hertfordshire UK on the edge of the Chilterns.

Have always loved wildlife and been a birdwatcher. Started digiscoping in 2005 odd and then moved on to a DSLR and started a website. Vague hope of making a living out of my hobby - but never actually sold a picture so far! Have had them used by various charities on posters, fliers and websites, but of course I didn't charge for them.

Best photographic achievement to date was a "highly commended" for my Empis tesselata ( under Hidden Britain section of the BWPA competition 2010 - this picture was included in the book of the awards, published Oct 2010.

I also won 2nd prize and a place on the 2012 RSPB "Love nature" calendar -

dipperish (catching up slowly). Get yours at

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  • Dabchick (Little Grebe) with Fish by CanonGirl101
  • Christmas Blackbird by d1ngy_skipper
  • الأسم العربي: الخرشنة بيضاء الخدالأسم الإنجليزي: White-cheeked Ternالأسم العلمي: Sterna repressaالطول: 46سم، إمتداد الجناحين: 105 سم.طائر متوطن في كل من البحر الأحمر والخليج العربيتمتاز بيضاء الخد باللون الأسود بالجبهة والتاج، واللون الأبيض على الخدين، وا by haleema_bougaith
  • اللهم في هذا الصبااح : سر خواطرنا بخبر جميل ، ۈعافي كل مريض ، ۈارحم كل ميت ، ۈأشرح صدورنا انك على كل شيء قدير ... صباح الخير والنوير                        كل عام و إنتو من قلبي أقرب و بحياتي منورين بطريجي للتصوير   Many Happy Returns of the DAy 2 me wi by haleema_bougaith

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    Black Cat Photos says:

    "what a beautiful stream! for anyone who loves wildlife and nature shots – look no further! a really lovely stream to browse through! highly recommended! luv m xxx"

    December 28th, 2010

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    Blackcap1000 says:

    "a kind and friendly contact to have on flickr :-)
    keep up the good work :-)"

    March 29th, 2010

Martin D. Parr
September 2006
Hemel Hempstead, England
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