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Wildlife Seafari

A wild cruise

I love being on ferries and small boats. It’s not something I do very often, so when my son Gabriel suggested a …

Kittiwake - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Kittiwake in winter

There’s a beautiful gull with a yellow beak in Brixham harbour. I can see it diving and fishing in the distance. I …

Gannet - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Dive! Dive! Dive!

A joyous trip to Brixham breakwater was rewarded with a procession of diving Northern Gannets. Marvellous, aren’t they?

Christmas Dolphin Brixham Harbour - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Dolphins in Brixham Harbour

It was Christmas Day 2019 and the Puffin Whisperer and I went for a day trip to Brixham. We spent the morning …

Brixham

Brixham and Berry Head

I’ve only been to Berry Head in South Devon twice before. The first time I parked in the wrong car park, spent …

Shag - Brixham - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Shag

There’s a perky looking Shag at Brixham. What an exceptional bird. That lemon-yellow gape and oil-black plumage is set-off by a jaunty …

Brixham - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Ruddy Turnstones

Ruddy Turnstones. No, I’m not cursing, that’s their name. There are several at Brixham Breakwater which I’ve come to enjoy greatly: They …

Dog in the water - Brixham - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Hermes

Back in Brixham, looking for Great Northern Divers, I see a large shape out to sea. I look closely with my binoculars …

Diver - Brixham - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

The Brixham diver

I’ve decided to have a trip out to Brixham in South Devon. Yes, again. It’s a beautiful town, with fishing and tourism …

Rock Pipit - Brixham - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Rock Pipits on breakwater beach

This is the view from Brixham’s Breakwater Beach on a pleasant day. There’s the insistent calling and elegant undulating flight of two …

Turnstone at Brixham - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Ruddy Turnstone portraits

After the shock of getting so close to Ruddy Turnstones I decided to try some portrait photography. Here’s my first approach: They …