Robert E Fuller Wildlife Artist Blog

Tag: birds of prey

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Welcome to my ‘Rare Footage Cam’ where I collate the best of my nest cam footage for you in a series of short films. Each year I begin a new wildlife project in order to collect reference material for my paintings and since I’ve begun to use cameras hidden inside animal nests I’ve been uncovering some amazing secrets of how different species behave when they are hidden from view. So far my revelations have included […]

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When I set off to Australia for a family holiday this summer, I was sure I would return with plenty of photographs of kangaroos and wallabies. But these creatures aren’t as easy to watch in the wild as you might think. It was just starting to get light when I saw my first wallaby hop across a track in front of me. I was on an early morning game drive through the Daintree National Park,  […]

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This week I won ‘highly commended’  in the 2015 British Wildlife Photography Awards for this photograph of two sparring sparrowhawks. I traveled down to London to collect my award on Wednesday – and took the opportunity to photograph deer in Bushy Park at the same time – perhaps the subject of another blog! The picture, which won highly commended in the animal behaviour category, is now on display alongside the other winning photographs at London’s Mall […]

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UPDATE: Since witing this blog post I captured this incredible footage of a tawny owl and a barn owl fighting over a nest site. Watch how the barn owl stands its ground against a tawny twice its size! If you thought this was alarming, follow this link to watch a viscous hour-long battle between a kestrel and a barn owl! Not for the faint hearted the battle involves a clash of talons and unnerving drama […]

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It’s been a great week for wildlife watching at home – especially on the birds of prey front. During the last few days alone I have spotted: red kites little owls short eared owls tawny owls barn owls Also, thankfully, some pheasants sparring – just what I needed for a painting I am planning. How do you like the photograph I took? And, most remarkable of all, ‘Kes’ the kestrel I thought was lost – […]


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