Dragline Excavator used for open cast mining is the first thing
you will see when you arrive in the carpark at St Aidans.
Early this morning and the Sun is trying to break through the
The first sighting of the day a Bearded Tit
Great Crested Grebe
Is it going to rain, thankfully no.
A lovely Kestral looking for its breakfast
A nice couple of shovelers
A Sudden Invasion of Geese
And a dunnock on the way home
What a lovely day of bird sightings and weather you had ILR, always special to see the Beardies, the elegant G.C.Grebes and Kestrel in flight and including the Dunnock which is an underestimated and often ignored little bird which doesn't get much credit, often referred to as a little brown job. I've not been to St. Aidans so another place heading up the to visit list !
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
Lovely photos ILR, you can't beat an early morning wander, particularly if its dry and sunny.
I'm somewhat surprised the drag line open mine excavator hasn't been turned into a museum piece, they were some pieces of earth moving kit in their day.
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In reply to HAZY:
In reply to Mike B:
In reply to i love robins:
i love robins said:Thanks Mike your right a sunny day makes a world of difference, With regard to the drag line open mine excavator
It could be too dangerous for the public to wander around today, after years of neglect, our loss (or perhaps not), natures gain.
Back out again so soon ILR..certainly looked a decent day for it...ain't them bearded tits just adorable! Well done with your birds in flight aswell. Thanks for sharing ;-)
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