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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Saturday, 25 April 2015

For this auspicious occasion ..........



................. I give you ..............








Wheatear, because I like them.







Dancing Curlew








Singing Oystercatcher









Osprey, doing something I vaguely remember.









Magpie; a very misunderstood bird.









 Ring Ouzel, 'cause there's a lot about at the moment.










A couple of Whinchat, because I haven't seen any for a while.




and finally






Red Fox; a beautiful animal, ruthlessly persecuted in this country by some misguided wankers.





Have a good one.




21 comments:

  1. Another great selection. It brightened a dull morning for me.
    Have a great year and enjoy proper retirement.

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    1. I must have led a sheltered life as I have never bonked in front of one camera let alone three. At least you have the occasion to look back on.

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    2. I used to do a lot of things when I was younger.
      I still don't care, but I'm possibly more subtle.

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  2. Cracking shots - really like the Ring Ouzel in the bush.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  3. Thanks Adrian.
    Another milestone reached. :-)

    Thanks Stewart. It was good to see these birds.

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  4. A fitting selection, just right for a special day...keep 'em coming Keith...[;o)

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  5. WOW...your work is so perfect---every one marvelous..but the fox it's like I can hear him breathing...love it.

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  6. The Wheatears are brilliant images Keith. I'm yet to catch up with both Winchat and Ring Ouzels so far. But I have to say the Fox is my firm favourite.

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  7. Lovely post, Keith.
    P.S. to Adrian - that would be 4 cameras including Keith's! ;-)

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  8. Cheers Trev .Even the sun is out now. :-)

    Thank you Sondra. Glad you enjoyed them. The fox was a quick grab shot before he disappeared.

    Cheers Doug. I was rather pleased with the Wheatears too; and the fox.

    Thanks Wilma. :-)

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  9. beautiful shots all the way through! love the handsome wheatear!

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  10. Brilliant shots Keith. The sort many of us strive for but don't manage.

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  11. Wow, you have loads of birds, and my favourite is the 'dancing Curlews', superb.

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  12. hear hear about the foxy wankers, just because we do wanky stuff for centuries doesn't mean we have the right to keep doing it. Ehem I like wheatear btw and foxy looks in good nic

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  13. A fine selection of birds,VERY well captured........I have never seen a Ring Ouzel. Well done Keith.


    peter

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  14. HI Keith Iam not sure what occasion you are celcbrating but I do know that your photographs are all fanatstic. I love the Wheatear and the not so common Whinchat, Catching the Fox at that moment is class. Have a great weekend

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  15. Thanks Theresa. They are lovely birds, and one I don't get to see very often.

    John, thank you. Very kind.

    Thanks Bob. :-)

    Debs, couldn't agree more. The blues certainly won't be getting my vote for wanting to bring it back.

    Thank you Peter. There's a few around the country at the moment.

    Thanks Margaret.
    It was a big number birthday. :-)


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  16. Just brilliant Keith, especially like the Wheatear and the R/Ouzel.

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  17. Thanks Roy.
    They were two birds I hadn't seen for a couple of years, so I was very pleased with them.

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  18. Lovely, lovely, grinning from ear to ear:)

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  19. sweffling, thank you. Glad you enjoyed them.

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