Red Kites edited pictures not original but …

Red Kites edited pictures not original but … In an earlier blog post I said we had been to the Red Kite feeding station in Galloway Forest – you can see that post here. The supporting picture gallery had quite a lot of pictures of the magnificent red kites. The pictures in the gallery below […]

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Visiting Scotland – around Argyle and Loch Fyne

Visiting Scotland – around Argyle and Loch Fyne Following on from my previous post which featured our visit to the Red Kite feeding station at Bellymack Farm in the Galloway Forest, we headed to Irvine for an overnight stay and then made our way to a pretty isolated and peaceful cottage at St Catherines on […]

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Red Kites feeding station at Bellymack Hill Farm Scotland

Red Kites feeding station at Bellymack Hill Farm – Scotland We were in Scotland last week and took a short break in a cottage close to Loch Fyne, the longest of the Scottish sea lochs. Our journey didn’t take us directly to our holiday location as we had decided to visit a Red Kite feeding […]

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August visit to Burton Mere Wetlands – RSPB Reserve

August visit to Burton Mere Wetlands – RSPB Reserve This was our second visit to the RSPB wetlands site at Burton Mere, our previous visit there was a couple of months ago back in June. As I have written a few words in an earlier post about the site and following our June visit I […]

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Goldfinch in the garden – a pretty and colourful bird

Goldfinch in the garden – a pretty and colourful bird The goldfinch is certainly a pretty and colourful bird, we now have a few that are regular visitors to our garden and two or three of them seem to visit several times a day on most days of the week. A quick search on this […]

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Birds in frantic feeding frenzy on the feeders

Birds in frantic feeding frenzy on the feeders During the week we moved some of our bird feeders and added a ‘home made’ log bird feeder. The log bird feeder was pretty much a straight copy from an idea that my wife had found somewhere online. It’s simply a reasonably sturdy log that hasn’t dried […]

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Is there anyone who doesn’t like a cute yellow duckling?

Is there anyone who doesn’t like a cute yellow duckling? I doubt I will see many more yellow ducklings like this during the rest of the year, and I simply couldn’t resist a few pictures earlier this week as we walked along a local stretch of the Peak Forest canal. Instagram You can check out […]

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The birds and the bees …

The birds and the bees … I was away last week on one of the bikes (you can read about that trip here), and it was only yesterday that I took some of my more ‘regular’ pictures in the garden. It’s only this year that we have been able to attract goldfinches into the garden. […]

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Garden birds – photographed through the window

Garden birds – photographed through the window It’s not ideal but sometimes you have to just make the best of what you have got. Just recently that has meant grabbing some shots of birds (particularly Goldfinches) from behind glass, the glass in this case being our kitchen window and a window that looks out onto […]

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