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Alfies place

Discussion in 'Wildlife Gallery' started by rona, Aug 23, 2016.


  1. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    The shots I take around Alfies Oak :)

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    Today.....the only Painted Lady I've seen all year
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  2. Muttly

    Muttly Fluffy Mutts Rule!

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    Lovely pics Rona. I like the Dragonfly type one.
     
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    Great photos Rona :)
     
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    Gorgeous colours - particularly the last one.
     
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  5. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Chased the little devil all over to try and make sure I got a good picture and that was the first one I took :oops:
     
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    I have posted photos on this site which I took, too!
     
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    Oh Rona I've not been on this forum for over a year, when did you lose Alfie? So sorry. :(
     
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  8. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    July
     
  9. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Popped up there at 5.45am this morning to wait for dawn. Saw some bats as I entered the field but no pictures, it was too dark and they too fast :D

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    The view from his tree
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    His tree
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    Covered in Acorns :)
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    The Ash tree next door :D
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    Camera couldn't pick this up with the lack of light and so much movement, but I watched this Kestrel for a while
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    Looking back across the field to Alfies tree before I left for home :)
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    Beautiful photos - it looks so peaceful
     
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  11. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    It is that time in the morning. At peak dog walking time you might bump into a few and I avoid the place when the butterfly people are having a day up there. Annoys me so much that they trample through everywhere. Luckily they only seem to be there about 3 times a year
     
  12. Charity

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    You take some wonderful photos Rona.
     
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  13. Fleur

    Fleur Vassal to Lilly and Ludo

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    It's a beautiful spot
    So much going on when we stop and properly look :)
     
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    Stunning photos Rona... What a beautiful spot to take in the scenery and remember times with Alfie.. Love them <3 xxx
     
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  15. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    I malign the butterfly people quite a lot and found that they had been there cutting the fields.
    I entered with trepidation :eek:
    I was so relieved to find that they had done exactly what I would have hoped. :)
    I have been having chats with a couple of them over what's there and what would probably be best for the butterflies. We all agreed that grazing would be best but not feasible.
    So glad I told them about Alfie's Purple Emperor, because they've left all the Sallow down that hedge :)

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    Looking towards Alfie's spot
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    More beautiful photos Rona, it really is a stunning spot and wonderful place.
     
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  17. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    I'm really looking forward to next year up there. It was a little too grown this year and I think the clearings will encourage so much more. I'll be waiting with baited breath to see if there's a Purple Emperor again :)
     
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  18. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Up there at Dawn again this morning, such an uplifting place :)

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  19. Charity

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    Looks beautiful Rona, best time of the day
     
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  20. Sled dog hotel

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    Beautiful Rona, Would make fantastic framed photos especially the one of the sun rise. a special place for a special boy who was loved so much, I like others never had the privilege of meeting Alfie in the end, but from your photos and stories feel like I knew him, and I can imagine him standing there.
     
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