Birds of Blakeney and Beyond - Part 1 - Swans, Geese and Ducks
NB All my bird identifications are subject to revision if more knowledgeable sources can advise me.
I've been lucky enough to spend a few days in East Anglia in the UK, mainly at the pretty coastal resort of Blakeney in Norfolk but for a few days also at Sudbury in Suffolk. Both areas have excellent opportunities for bird photography with diverse habitats such as coastal marshes at Blakeney and the adjoining village of Cley, and water meadows with deciduous woodlands at Sudbury. I used my Canon 5D Mark III equipped with the Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS Mark II USM lens that I recently acquired. In addition, for most of the work I had the Canon Extender EF 1.4x III attached, giving a maximum focal length of 560 mm. Almost all the shots below were hand-held, post-processing was with Adobe Lightroom and Neat Image Noise Reduction software when required. Out of the 400 plus shots taken I had a "keeper"