Birds UK and Ireland

UK and Ireland birds by Tim Squire

Here is a selection of some of my favourite bird photos. Most are taken in Sussex where I live but also other parts of the country and the West of Ireland which I visit often.

I find photographing birds endlessly fascinating. I like to try and capture the character of the birds and love being able to spend time watching their behavior. I like to experiment with different light conditions and how this can alter the look of the plumage of a bird.

I love the challenge of capturing a bird in flight, this is of course their most extraordinary characteristic but also the hardest to photograph.