In reply to Clare:
Clare Bailey said:A cobweb spider???? Aren't they all? What a strange name for a spider.
That was according to two books.
Initially I thought an orb spider, but the body lacked the markings typical of orb spiders.
Flickr Peak Rambler
Duck sheltering among the reeds on a sunny day
Time for a boost on this thread...
A hungry grey heron
Did I say a hungry grey heron?
Make that a very hungry grey heron, it turned around and started to find another poor fishy for breakie....
Time for a great crested grebe to reflect on things...
In reply to Mike B:
In reply to TJS:
TJS said:Beautiful crisp set of photos on what looks like a lovely day out.
Thank you Trevor, the and water motion light was just right at the time.
A recent visit to RSPB Conwy
Time to reflect on life,
Thirsty work this posing!
The Godfather was looking rather stunning in Tobermory Harbour last week:
Ominously stunning, but still stunning. Enjoy!
Our herring gulls are red listed birds. Think about that the next time you hear some flaming idiot calling for a cull of them.
A hornet from yesterday's wander around Baddesley Clinton, one of the few none mud-plugging places around here after the heavy rain earlier in the week....
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