Yesterday I visited a small urban park to meet up with the local celebrities. The first of which was a Water Rail which is spending the winter in a patch of reeds about 10 foot square . The second celebrity is a female Kingfisher who keeps visiting for the stickle backs. As you can see she is not too disturbed by humans, often merely flying across the pool whenever they come too close - many of them never even notice her. As usual its one or two photographers who just need to get a little bit closer who are the real nuisances. I also managed to catch a Goldcrest, Long Tailed Tit and a Dunnock.
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Lot to learn
2013 photos & vids here
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"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
(Pardon the Scottish Accent)
In reply to WendyBartter:
WendyBartter said:Great captures Bob, not heard from you lately, hope you are well?
Well enough in myself thank you though various family issues and losing my 93 year old father at the beginning of March have had their effect.
In reply to HAZY:
HAZY said:Sorry to hear of your father's passing Bob; sad and difficult to deal with. I lost a close friend just less than a month ago, she died on my birthday :( even more testing times ahead for us all so stay well.
Thank you and stay safe.
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