Alan Dalton post's birding diaries and original artwork from Sweden. Established in 2006, this now long running blog is now a complete overview of my birding experiences. As an artist I greatly enjoy sketching birds in the field and you will find a wide selection of that work here, from fieldwork to finished paintings. I am very passionate about my artwork and try to depict birds in their natural habitat, as I see them in the wild. My artwork is for sale and can be viewed at
As regards to my photography, since 2008 I have used a Nikon D90 DSLR camera coupled with a Sigma 150-500mm OS lens for since March 2012 for bird photography, all previous images being digiscoped. Regarding sound recording, I have been usung a Telinga Stereo Dat Mic and parabol to record birds in the field, coupled to a Marrantz 661 digital recorder, a superb piece of kit. Interest in butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies has recently seen the accquisition of a Sigma 150mm macro lens. I hope you enjoy the blog and please feel free to leave comments or contact me at

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Dipper Video; Tyresta Nyfors

A link here to a video shot today of a dipper at Tyresta Nyfors. I spent a couple of hours shooting video with the Nikon D90 before returning home and editing the footage on the macbook. Have studied i Movie over the past few days and am rather happy with this little short video....

1 comment:

Kelly said...

...fantastic video! I loved the sequence from about 1:05 - 1:25. What an incredible bird. I'd love to see one some day.