In reply to Nigel O:
Nigel O said:
Looks like it's up you, Hazy, to be the first to tempt Walter out, as obviously both Jim and I have failed
Lol Nige, it would be nice if Walter was still around but not sure I'll be able to chuck some mealies or waxies out on to the path without providing a lifeboat for the worms - assuming the water levels are still requiring wellies ! Betting that even Walter had to climb above the ground level on occasion to stop him getting foot rot lol
@ Jim, good luck getting the car fixed and hope it doesn't hurt the bank balance to much - so costly these days.
@ Ann, Alaska trip sounds amazing and look forward to the photos in due course. I had to laugh as you described Mr GB and his sketchy directions - I can guarantee Mike is worse at directions (ie., its on that branch over there - right hand twig; it's perched on the top of the reed; its on the ground; ) I get so frustrated with trying to fathom out where he means, along with problems with my deteriorating eyesight where I need much more accurate information ! By the time I spot the bird/animal through my eye-glasses, lift glasses up to use binoculars, then pick up camera and try lock on to the target - it has often flown the coop so to speak ! To be honest, I'm happy to be out amongst wildlife exploring and walking …. and at least my ears are good lol
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I think we can safely say that summer is over.!!
Male Snow Bunting.
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In reply to James:
James G said:I would have left it a bit later Nige, but my mate want to get past Preston before the rush hour
That's true - I try and do the same but unless it's BT time I tend to hit the estuary hides first. I walked to the hide before sun-up last time, which is a rarity for me!
Lot to learn
Oh no.... Maggie got fired out of a cannon
Look Mum, No wings
Distant Pied Wagtail
A wee bit grainy, but I like this one. It's pretty much the colour of the Forth estuary on most days.!! :-)
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