Jonathan Jordan's Photos page

Recent photos are on this page. Older photos are linked from the archive at the bottom of the page. I also have a page with some photos grouped by region, some dating back to about 1999.

Bempton Cliffs, East Riding

(23 April 2022)

Gannet's eye



Razorbill



Gannet flying in the wind



Gannet hovering above the sea



Puffin flying out



Gannet by the cliffs



Gannet with nest material



Several gannets, with two sky-pointing



Razorbills



Puffin with nesting material



Puffin flying out with nesting material


Great Gable, Cumbria

(8 April 2022)

Blencathra



Pillar and Haystacks



Scafell Pike and Great Gable from Grey Knotts



Bow Fell and Great End from a tarn on Grey Knotts



Buttermere and Crummock Water; Grasmoor on the right; Criffel in Galloway in the distance



Scafell and Scafell Pike from Great Gable



Fairfield and High Street from Great Gable



View south past Black Combe, enhanced (using equalize in GIMP) to show that the mountains of Snowdonia were just about visible. The equalisation process enhances some dirt on the lens.



Pillar from Great Gable



Wast Water from Great Gable



Scafell and Scafell Pike from Kirk Fell



Green and Great Gables


Buttermere to Borrowdale, Cumbria

(7 April 2022)

Crummock Water from the slopes of Robinson



Looking north to Skiddaw from Hindscarth



Descending to Dale Head Tarn as the snow falls


Sty Head and Sprinkling Tarns, Cumbria

(6 April 2022)

Sty Head Tarn



Just below the cloud line at Sprinkling Tarn



Grains Gill


Langstrath, Cumbria

(5 April 2022)

Black Moss Pot



Langstrath above Black Moss Pot



Eagle Crag above Langstrath Beck



Stonethwaite Beck near Galleny Force


Whitby, North Yorkshire

(4 January 2022)

Sandsend Ness from Sandsend at low tide



Along the beach to Sandsend Ness



Spray



Whitby beach



Turnstone on the pier



Turnstones seem to be interested in chocolate coated brazil nuts



One of the gang...



... and six of them. The front left one has only one foot.



Saltwick Nab



Cliffs below the ruins of Whitby Abbey



Foaming sea from the East Pier



Waves looking towards Saltwick Nab



Sandsend Ness over some wild waves



Looking back to Whitby from Sandsend over rough sea


Roseberry Topping, North Yorkshire

(3 January 2022)

Roseberry Topping and Newton Moor



Roseberry Topping through the window of the Shooting Box



View south-west from Roseberry Topping towards the main Cleveland Hills ridge



Roseberry Topping from Newton Moor



Roseberry Topping from near Captain Cook's Monument


Port Mulgrave to Staithes, North Yorkshire

(30 December 2021)

Old Nab from north of Port Mulgrave



Old Nab headland



Staithes



Coastline west of Staithes


Cwm Idwal and Ogwen valley, Snowdonia

(27 November 2021)

Y Garn across Llyn Idwal



Cwm Idwal



Looking up to Cwm Cneifion and Glyder Fawr



Llyn Idwal and Pen yr Ole Wen



Glaze and icicles



Frozen spray from waterfall



Raven



More frozen spray



Castell y Geifr above Llyn Idwal



Y Garn above Llyn Idwal



Pen yr Ole Wen across Llyn Ogwen



Tryfan above Llyn Bochlwyd



Icicles



Looking down on Llyn Bochlwyd



Tryfan; Pen Llithrig y Wrach in the background



Water being blown out of Llyn Ogwen



Ponies by Llyn Ogwen



Tryfan above windy Llyn Ogwen



Llyn Ogwen sunset


St Abb's Head, Berwickshire

(6 June 2021)

Coastal scenery at St Abb's



Two shags



Rock fang (covered in guillemots)



Gannets mixed in with the guillemots



West along the coast from near St Abb's Head


Bass Rock boat trip, East Lothian

(6 June 2021)

Guillemots on the Lamb



Puffins on Craigleith



Shag (colour ringed blue RPP) on Craigleith



Puffin swimming



Guillemot swimming



Cloud of gannets above the Bass Rock



Gannets



Gannet staring out to sea



Flying gannet



More gannets



Pair of gannets



Young grey seal



Bass Rock lighthouse



Gannet flying with seaweed



Two more gannets



Flying gannet



The Bass Rock


Owls at Jackey Bank, Sheffield

(27 May 2021)

This year's Tawny Owl chick


Rivelin Valley

(14 May 2021)

Dipper fledgling



Jay


Rivelin Valley

(6 April 2021)

Nuthatch



Grey wagtail



Hungry Grey Heron...



... and now it has a meal (possibly a Starling)



Presumably not hungry any more


Rivelin Valley

(29 March 2021)

Treecreeper



Dipper gathering nesting material


Celebrity Crosspool owl

(1 February 2021)

Roosting Tawny Owl...



... and again


Snowy Sheffield

(14 and 15 January 2021)

Blue tit in the snow



Snowy branches



Mist over the snowy upper Don valley



Over snowy trees to Keppel's Column rising above the mist



Morning light over the Rivelin valley



Path through snowy trees



Snowy sunrise at Hallamshire golf course



Snowy branches



Snowy trees



Sun beginning to reach the branches



Snowy tree above the golf course wall



Snowy trees lit up by morning sun



Snowy woods, Bell Hagg



Snowy woods, Bell Hagg



Across the Rivelin valley



A final snowy tree


Endcliffe Park kingfisher

(17 December 2020)

Kingfisher, Holme Wheel dam


White Edge, Derbyshire

(11 October 2020)

Stag



Bolving stag



Baslow Edge and the Derwent valley


Pen y Fan, Brecon Beacons

(20 September 2020)

Mist formations



Pen y Fan



Pen y Fan from Corn Du



Llyn Cwm Llwch


Fleswick Bay, Cumbria (near St. Bees)

(25 August 2020)

Frothing sea at Fleswick Bay


Skiddaw via Ullock Pike

(24 August 2020)

Southerndale, between Skiddaw and the Ullock Pike ridge



Across the head of Bassenthwaite Lake to the North Western Fells, from Ullock Pike



Long Side and Derwentwater from Ullock Pike



Newlands valley, with Scafell Pike and Great Gable on the skyline, from Ullock Pike



Bassenthwaite Lake from Ullock Pike



The Helvellyn range and Derwentwater from Carl Side



Looking back at the Ullock Pike ridge, with Galloway hills in the distance



Blencathra and the Pennines from Skiddaw



View south over Derwentwater from Skiddaw. The hills on the skyline include Wetherlam, the Old Man of Coniston, Bowfell, Scafell Pike, Scafell and Great Gable.



Derwentwater and the North Western Fells from Skiddaw



Back to Skiddaw and the Ullock Pike ridge from Little Man



The Helvellyn range from Skiddaw Little Man



The Coledale Horseshoe



Clough Head and the Dodds


Kinder Scout

(2 August 2020)

The Woolpacks



A strange face


Stanage Edge

(20 July 2020)

A slightly out of focus Bearded Vulture (Lammergeier) soaring over the north end of Stanage Edge!


Stanage Edge birds

(14 June 2020)

Ring Ouzel



Curlew



Golden Plover


Owls at Jackey Bank, Sheffield

(31 May 2020)

Adult Tawny Owl with two owlets, Jackey Bank, Crookes



... and now all posing for the camera


Rivelin Valley birds

(12 March 2020)

Heron, Hind Wheel dam



Moorhen, Hind Wheel dam



Goosanders sitting by Wolf Wheel dam



Dipper and reflection, Wolf Wheel weir



Dipper on rock


Abbey Brook to Low Bradfield, South Yorkshire

(8 March 2020)

Woods by Abbey Brook below Howden Edge



Upper Abbey Brook



Rainbow over Agden Rocher


Kinder Scout, Derbyshire

(2 March 2020)

Shower coming in at the head of Crowden Clough



One of the tarns below Grindslow Knoll, covered in graupel (soft hail) stones


Archive:
Winter 2009/10(lots of snow) Spring 2010Summer and early autumn 2010
Winter 2010-11Isle of Rum, April 2011Summer 2011
Autumn and winter 2011-12Arran, Islay and Jura, April 2012 Early summer 2012
Skye, July 2012Late summer 2012 Winter 2012/13
HÝvringen, Rondane, Norway, April 2013 May 2013 to January 2014Spring and summer 2014
November 2014 to April 2015 May 2015 to January 2016 February 2016 to February 2017
Spring and summer 2017 November 2017 to September 2018 October 2018 to February 2020

Various older sets of photos also have their own pages:
the Cairngorms in March/April 2007
the Isle of Mull in July 2006
the Goms Valley (Wallis, Switzerland) at New Year 2005/2006
Assynt in July 2005
Sutherland in July 2008
the Tatras (Poland/Slovakia) in August 2008
Torridon, Wester Ross, in July 2009
Teesdale, including Mickle Fell, in October 2009 (PDF)
Winter 2009/10 in Sheffield and the Peak District (PDF)


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Last updated 5 January 2022.