Everything has it's beauty, but not everyone sees it. - Confucius
Sometimes the picture doesn't have to be perfect; it's the captured moment that counts. - me
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Thursday, 7 June 2012

Back.........but really still here in my heart.

Five weeks in Wales, and 5 thousand pictures.


Here's a few.




Skylark, coming at ya!





Swallow




Great Spotted Woodpecker










Willow Warbler







Pied Flycatcher, male










Dunlin










Wood Warbler








and finally, for now,












Tawny Owl






I'll catch up with everyone soon.

33 comments:

  1. Keith, welcome back! Hope you had a great time.
    These images are brilliant! Well done! What a great variety

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  2. Welcome back.. and you bring beautiful images. I love that owl.. what a stunner.

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  3. cannot wait to see the other 4,990+ :)

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  4. Welcome back Keith! Wonderful photos, I love the Wood Warbler and the Tawny Owl.

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  5. Good to read you again dear Keith !! :)
    Thanks for this great pics and glad you enjoyed your time there !

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  6. A good day, not here it aint. Only, that was Wales, what a winner. I hope you had a great time.

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  7. Welcome back Keith! Looking forward to the photos. Love the male Pied Fly, a corking bird!
    J
    Follow me at hEDGELAND TALES

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  8. Welcome back Keith, great selection and superb Tawny Owl to finish with; hope you had a good time look forward to more images.

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  9. Great photos, all of them. I especially like the swallow. You should know that your work has inspired me to figure out how to better use depth of field in my photography--something I've neglected so far.

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  10. These are all stunning, Keith. The owl was a real treat. But ya gotta love that big-mouthed swallow. :)

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  11. Thanks Robin. It was fantastic, and so many birds to see.

    Thank you Hilary. The owl was very patient while I took loads of pictures; a beautiful bird.

    Thanks Theresa. Yea, the camera button was working overtime lol

    Thank you Jan. I was very pleased with both of those birds. A great variety there.

    Pescalune, thank you. A lot more pictures to come :-)

    Thanks Bob. Heavy rain here now. Never mind. Wales was wet, but still very enjoyable.

    Thanks John. I managed to see quite a few of those, and they really are little crackers. :-)

    Thank you Modesto; he was a great subject.

    Thank you Bob. Got a few more to post lol

    JoLynne, thank you. Good to know I've inspired you in some way :-)
    Good luck with the d.o.f.
    Look forward to seeing the results.

    Thanks Linda. Yea, that Swallow has quite a mouth lol

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  12. Welcome back Keith. That's one cracking set of images, can't wait to see the rest!! Love that Tawny...[;o)

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  13. Cracking shot of the owl loo0king very bored with the whole photographic experience.

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  14. Thanks John.
    Yea, he was very tolerant while I was there :-)

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  15. Hi m8 welcome back might see you over the weekend great pictures as alwasy m8 :)

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  16. What a trip - love that Tawny.

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  17. You've got some great images there Keith. Some great finds as well, Pied Flycatcher and the Tawny especially.

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  18. Looks like you had a great time in Wales. Beautiful shots and thanks for sharing.

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  19. Love them all but my most favorite is the owl.

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  20. Thanks Scott.
    Yea, I'll probably be over the lake in the morning :-)

    Thank you Christian. He was a real star. :-)

    Thanks Roy. There were so many great birds there. I was spoilt lol

    Choi Wai, thank you. Yea, it was excellent.

    Thanks Kat. He was very co-operative. Managed loads of pictures of him.

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  21. That's one mad swallow! Great captures, Keith,super!

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  22. Welcome back - missed reading your posts or should I say looking at the images.
    Where has Adrain gone?

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  23. A thousand pictures a week, that's not bad! You must have been very busy... :)

    I like the swallow that looks like it wants to swallow us :)

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  24. Hi Keith, you've expanded into new premises since I last saw you! I'll just grab a coffee and explore all your new blogs, but first, as always, 'wonderful photos!'

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  25. Thanks Amila :-)

    Thanks Dale.
    Not sure where Adrian is; not heard from him for some time.

    Thanks Petra. I was taking pictures nearly every day :-)

    Omi, thanks. Glad you enjoyed them.

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  26. Thanks Olga, glad you enjoyed them. :-)

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  27. I have come from KaHolly was curious by the name of your blog. Lovely photos of these indigenous birds which I see often but am not quick enough to photograph but just love watching. I will sign up as a follower as I like what I see. Do come over and visit me some time.

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  28. Thank you for stopping by, and following. Glad you enjoyed your visit.
    I'll certainly pop over to your place :-)

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  29. Wow, wonderful series of shots... you must have a long lens...

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  30. Thanks Madge, glad you enjoyed them.
    400mm lens, but with patience, some birds will allow you to get quite close.

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