Odds & Sods 2022

  • Brilliant photos folks, Leighton Marsh and the goldcrest.

    Hazel, the weather is doing you guys proud, and good to see it after all this  wet and dull stuff we've all been enduring...

    Mike

    Flickr Peak Rambler

  • Only a couple to add today as most critters were too far for photo captures;    we did see 5 distant Otters. (Dog, female and 3 grown cubs) around Causeway (public hide);  also saw male and female Marsh Harriers and many teal, gadwall, and other waterfowl

    One of my favourite wading birds,  a snipe.      

    think this squirrel ate all the peanuts ......either that or its fluffed up its plumage in order to keep warm.  lol 

    female Marsh Harrier was at the far side of the causeway pool almost out of photographic range but she wanted to wave hello to you all.     LOL

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    Regards, Hazel 

    "Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again" 

  • The plumage on the Snipe is undeniably beautiful Hazy, fabulous photo - five otters, soooo jealous:-)

    Lot to learn

  • In reply to HAZY:

    I'd be happy to see and take a half decent otter photo....

    I've still yet to see one in the wild, but I have to say the snipe photo is gorgeous.

    Mike

    Flickr Peak Rambler

  • More lovely stuff Hazel, LM is certainly moving up to the top of my "must visit" list! :o)
  • In reply to Gardenbirder:

    Thank you Ann, I took quite a lot of pictures before it came out into the open and this is about the only one worth showing. LM is now a six hour or more drive from were I a now but would love to call up if all goes well at the time.

    Jim

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  • Distant Redwing and friend yesterday just down the road in farmer's field.

    Jim

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  • Very nice Jim,  I love the redwings and great to have your photos.        Hope you can get to LM in the summer;   we're booked into the Travelodge again for 5 nights (Sunday 26th June - 1st July). and yesterday we also booked Paul (MC) in for 4 nights so it would be good if you could make it up here although I understand it is a mammoth journey for you now.  

    Now for a couple of photos as the Bearded Reedlings are still coming to the grit trays which is unusual for so late in the season.     Only record shots ..........

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    Regards, Hazel 

    "Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again" 

  • Lovely pics of the Redwing James, and the Bearded Tits Hazy, that first pic of the male is gorgeous.

    Lot to learn

  • In reply to HAZY:

    Lovely bearded tit photos Hazel.

    Mike

    Flickr Peak Rambler