Still using up holiday before year end so went to the river before the forecast gales descended upon us.
Still getting used to "big" lens so that's my excuse for some of the fuzziness
Greeted by Mrs BB (well sort of greeted, this was pic 28 of the day, it was still pre sun-up and I didn't realise how much big lens would be effected by lack of light, I've discarded several cormorants, a heron and a couple of moorhen!)
Anyhow, back to my stalkers
There were at least 6 different birds, flying over, flying round or swimming along the 200m stretch I usually meander along
There were 2 different Kingfishers I saw
There were numerous gulls about (black headed I think?)
A couple of land-side birds, rooks, various tits, robins and a wren that I managed to miss seeing completely until it nearly took my nose off flying in front of me!
There was the family of swans, all present and correct, and also two other pairs
So, unfortunately, the only properly nice light fell on the black bird, not the stunningly coloured one lol
Sorry, Tony, I whispered as loudly as I could, but no sign of the otters. I'll get down there a few more times before you're down this way and will keep you updated.
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In reply to HAZY:
HAZY said:We'll keep sending you back
Ohh, if I have to
Brilliant photos considering the light, and the gull is a black headed gull, in winter plumage.
The big beauty of digital photography, you can snap away at no big financial expense, just the time taken to sort trough hundreds of photos. But hey, what a great way to learn how to push the limits and widen ones skills....
Pssst, don;t let on to Mrs PR, but its a great way of keeping out of her way....
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In reply to Nigel O:
Nigel O said:That's a lot of Kingies you get, as well as a lot of stalkers. Better luck with the sun next time
Isn't there a law against that sort of thing!
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