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Nature rambles

Discussion in 'Wildlife Gallery' started by rona, Mar 6, 2016.


  1. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    As the old dog gets less able to walk I shall be going for more nature rambles on my own with camera.
    Today I went out for a couple of hours to a local wood. I've never been good at taking pictures of birds, so I thought I'd get some practice. This is the result......
    [​IMG]IMG_7015 by Jenny Clifford, on Flickr

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    My favourite little poser :)
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    A few flowers I came across
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    [​IMG]IMG_7063 by Jenny Clifford, on Flickr
     
  2. Siskin

    Siskin Look into my eyes....

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    Beautiful pictures
     
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  3. Matrod

    Matrod Moderator
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    Lovely pictures - is that a marsh tit or willow tit?
     
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  4. Sled dog hotel

    Sled dog hotel PetForums VIP

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    Some good ones there Rona, good to know springs on the way too.

    Hope we are going to get updates on the Bird boxes this year again too!!
     
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  5. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    I've no idea, I've never been a bird watcher and although I know many of the common birds I'm a learner really :D

    Already checked it once. No one in residence as yet :)
     
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  6. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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  7. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Such lovely weather today, I was out nearly all day mostly with dogs but I did one walk on my own.
    [​IMG]IMG_7233 by Jenny Clifford, on Flickr

    [​IMG]IMG_7236 by Jenny Clifford, on Flickr

    Think this may have been a Raven
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    [​IMG]IMG_7254 by Jenny Clifford, on Flickr

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    Found this laying in a sunny place, took a few pics and left it still soaking up the rays :)
    [​IMG]IMG_7267 by Jenny Clifford, on Flickr

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    One day I will get a decent shot of a Gold Crest :rolleyes:
    [​IMG]IMG_7306 by Jenny Clifford, on Flickr
    It's my new challenge :D Little devils sit there like perfect little posers for just seconds, I've just got them in focus and they wave goodbye before I get the picture :(
     
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  8. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Not a lot seen this week. I think it's down to the cold wind we've had for most of it.
    When I did see something interesting I had to try and stop a deaf dog and take a photo at the same time :rolleyes:
    Doesn't make for quality snaps :Shamefullyembarrased
    [​IMG]IMG_7542 by Jenny Clifford, on Flickr

    [​IMG]IMG_7508 by Jenny Clifford, on Flickr

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  9. Valanita

    Valanita PetForums VIP

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    Lovely photo's, Rona. You get good wildlife there.
     
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  10. Jonescat

    Jonescat Don't do nothing. Do something.

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    Looks like you have some lovely walks. I have next week off so am hoping to get out and about a bit more. I am very envious of your redpoll and that is a crazy yellow fungus - do you know what it is? It looks like the tree's innards are spilling out. Completely agree about goldcrests :) No frogspawn in my pond :( but on the other hand the slowworms have just woken up,
     
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  11. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    I assumed that the Fungus was Yellow brain fungus (Tremella mesenterica)
    I thought I must have missed the red polls in the past, being that I'm not really a bird person, but there was a post on a local website from someone who lives near, saying that it's the first time they've had redpolls on their bird feeders.
    Unfortunately the frogspawn is in a large puddle which is likely to dry out before they reach maturity :(
    Not seen a Slowworm yet despite checking my reptile refuges

    Hope you have a good time out and about next week :) Forecast here isn't particularly good
     
  12. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    These all from my walk today
    [​IMG]IMG_7869 by Jenny Clifford, on Flickr

    [​IMG]IMG_7878 by Jenny Clifford, on Flickr

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    Best I could do, there were 5 flying around the same spot but not landing for long.
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    [​IMG]IMG_7985 by Jenny Clifford, on Flickr

    [​IMG]IMG_7993 by Jenny Clifford, on Flickr

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    Someone was nest building :)
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  13. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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  14. Valanita

    Valanita PetForums VIP

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    Caption for your last 2 photo's. "I am sure there is a spider here. Do not drive off til I get it!":D

    They are all super photo's though.
     
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    Sled dog hotel PetForums VIP

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    I just realised Ive been missing out on a lot not sure how, so just had a real good catch up. Some fantastic ones there Rona, really enjoyed looking at them.
     
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  16. rottiepointerhouse

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    Me too, some stunning photos @rona
     
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  17. Jonescat

    Jonescat Don't do nothing. Do something.

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    Lovely photos. :)
     
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  18. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    This weeks sightings :)

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    My nest box that I made and put out in the woods
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  19. Sled dog hotel

    Sled dog hotel PetForums VIP

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    Some truly great sightings this week again Rona and some really lovely photos too, and I'm pleased to see that your next box is in use again this year.
    After keep asking you I missed it. I keep missing the thread coming up in the listings, must remember to check for updates.
     
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  20. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    I thought you'd be interested in the last picture :D

    This section never shows in new posts. I've asked about it on the help section but no one answers :(
     
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