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Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Back

Just back from a few days away with Jim


Here's a clue where.



more clues






 Wales.


Jim has some friends there too.



Poppy



 Bud



 and of course, Jim.



Here's just a few of the many birds seen too.



 Kestrel



 Coal Tit



 Nuthatch



 Siskin


I've a ton of pictures to sort through, and a few things to sort out here, but I will get round to everyone eventually.

29 comments:

  1. Looks like you and Jim had some great scenery to explore.
    Great shots, especially love the one of the Kestrel.

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  2. Fabulous, that is one great place you visited again Keith. Lovely shots and looking forward to the rest

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  3. Welcome back Keith, it looks like you might have had some decent weather?

    Great set of images, a taster for more to come?

    Excellent images of the 'three musketeers', each one showing their different personalities off a treat!...[;o)

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  4. Welcome back, Keith :-) I had a feeling it might be Wales you had escaped to. It is such a lovely place, I would love to live there.

    I can see Jim and his friends enjoyed it as much as you did.

    Lovely photos as always, the Kestrel is a beautiful bird!

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  5. Your Wales visits must be inspiring. You bring back some great shots. The birds are always nice, I loved to see the dogs.

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  6. Beautiful images Keith. I thought so, in Wales, superb placed. And Jim, nice to see him so happy with his friends.

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  7. I bet you do have a ton of pictures these are great! Glad you had a nice few days off. :)

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  8. Great to see you and Jim obviously had a great time in Wales ... a lovely part of the UK.

    We are of to the Suffolk coast for a few days, so hoping the weather stays fair. Take care ... FAB.

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  9. Keith, great shots! Looks to be a rugged part of the country! I can just see the dogs romping together!

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  10. YAY! can't wait to see more! the terrain is gorgeous! the sheep, the sheep dogs... YAY!!!

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  11. Wow, some very nice scenery in Wales. Great photos of Jim's friends and Jim. I hope you had a wonderful time in wales.

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  12. Thanks Kerri, glad you enjoyed them :-)

    Thank you John. Jim had plenty of fields to roam in; he loved it.

    Cheers Roy. Yea, it's a great place. Always seems like there's something new to see each time I visit.

    Thank you Trevor. Had some great weather. Mountain mist some days, and sunshine the rest. One of the highlights was watching a Merlin hunting in one of the fields.

    Thanks Jan. It certainly is a lovely place. Jim loves his visits there. :-)

    Hookin It...., thank you. Pleased you enjoyed them :-)

    Thank you JoLynne. I love visiting there, and it has some really great birds.
    Jim loves it too. :-)

    Thank you Bob. Jim has a great time exploring new places with his friends. :-)

    Thank you Wanda. I take far too many pictures sometimes lol
    I'll gradually get them sorted. :-)

    Frank, the birdlife is exceptional. Buzzards, Ravens and Red Kites every morning; and that's just when I get up lol
    Enjoy Suffolk. Another great bird place. You should see a few new arrivals there. :-)

    Thank you Robin. Yea, quite hilly lol

    Thanks Theresa. A pretty wild place in parts; and lots of sheep lol

    Thank you Horst. Yea, we both had a great time. The scenery is breathtaking up in the mountains.

    Thank you Dale. A really good time. Wales never disappoints :-)

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  13. Bit of a sneck lifter isn't it getting away for the weekend. Just look at Jimbo he looks like a wide mouth frog grinning from ear to ear.

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  14. It looks like you have found a real hot spot..
    It's a great place to visit and it definitely appears to be a magnet for you.. Lovely images..

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  15. So, so beautiful, Keith. You make me want to visit Wales. The landscapes are awesome. And the birds...all of them outstanding. The kestrel shot is really wonderful.

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  16. Beautiful landscapes! and birdfotos again. :-)

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  17. I take it North Wales? it's lovely isn't it. you feel much more slowed down! lovely pics ta for sharing

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  18. A very beautiful landscape. I really liked your photos...
    my compliment ...
    great holiday impressions ...
    Greetings Karin.

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  19. Nice shots Keith, looking forward to seeing the others!
    J
    Follow me at HEDGELAND TALES

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  20. Thanks Deb. Old Jim loves it as much as I do lol

    Cheers Andrew. Yea, a great place. I love it there.

    Thank you Linda. A lovely part of the UK. I can't wait to get back there. :-)

    Thank you Elizabeth. Glad you enjoyed them.

    Cheers Pete. Yea, North Wales, and pretty remote. A great place to unwind, and take in nature.

    Karin, thank you. I appreciate your comments. :-)

    Thanks John. Quite a few to sort through yet. Maybe a video next, with some pictures. :-)

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  21. JIM looks so happy, and no wonder what a gorgeous spot to spend a few days...I love the sheep on the hillside--
    YOU saw some awesome birds, the mirgration has started here I saw a black n white warbler in the back yard today. Welcome back, I missed your posts!!

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  22. Can't wait to see all your pics! Love these!

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  23. Looking forward to more of your images from Wales

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  24. Some lovely shots there. Thought it was Wales when I saw the sheep!

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  25. Wonderful images, I look forward to more of your great pictures.

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  26. Thank you Sondra. Yea, we always have a great time there. It's great for birdlife too.
    Starting to get some of our spring visitors turning up too.

    Thanks Reena. I'll get some more sorted soon, and a bit of video. :-)

    Thank you Choy. Glad you enjoyed these. :-)

    Cheers Jeremy. I think there's more sheep than people in Wales lol

    Thank you Gillian. Glad you enjoyed them. :-)

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