Robert E Fuller Wildlife Artist Blog

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12 years ago wildlife artist Robert E Fuller planted a small copse to encourage the wildlife he paints. Now the tiny ‘forest’ is home to owls, foxes, hawks & badgers and the inspiration behind a new exhibition of paintings of woodland wildlife.   I’ve loved walking through woods ever since I was a child. You can’t beat the beauty of ash woodland in spring. These magnificent trees are one of the last to get their […]

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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 […]

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I always have mixed feelings when I see sparrowhawks in my garden. I can’t help but admire their speed and agility, but they come in to my garden to hunt precious garden birds. Over the years I have developed a technique to feed them an alternative menu. But it’s not been easy. Sparrowhawks are true hunters and only hunt live prey, using movement to locate their prey. I painted the above after watching a woodpecker […]

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My trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands was spectacular. But despite enjoying once-in-a-lifetime experiences such as swimming with sea lions and walking with giant tortoises it was so nice to be back! As I drove home I couldn’t help feeling a sense of excitement at the way the countryside looked so lush and green – and familiar. Despite having just endured a 24 hour trip home, I couldn’t wait to find out what had […]


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