Some Locally Taken Bird Photos
As we're an Ornithological Society I thought some bird images wouldn't go amiss - all taken locally, mostly in the 70's by an ex-colleague from work who probably wouldn't do quite so much "gardening" nowadays!

June 2020 and I'd thought about updating this page but decided to leave it as it was originally
There are billions of bird pictures on the internet nowadays but these few are "of their time"
Taken on a heavy twin lens reflex camera using Ilfocolor 120 film and printed on Ilford experimental colour paper by
my boss at the time, Tony Bond from Leigh in Lancashire, who was an Ilford research chemist at the company's Mobberley factory.
Not many people will remember Ilford's colour products!

Little OwlLittle Owl that nested for many years in an Oak tree - Fox Harbour, Mobberley Dunnock & Cuckoo
A Dunnock struggling to keep up with the demands of a young Cuckoo - Fox Harbour
Bullfinches & yong pair of Bullfinches with young in Blackthorn - Mobberley Kingfisher
Kingfisher - Birkin Brook, Mobberley
Reed Bunting, the archetypal bird of our Cheshire marl pits
Song Thrushes
Pair of Song thrushes with young - Mobberley
NightjarA Nightjar on eggs - Risley Moss c. 1974
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