Category Archives: Birds

Another Blue Monday: A Blue Chicken

Here is another of my collection of blue photos for Sally’s Blue Monday challenge This one I found on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, originally intended for a statue of William the 4th on a horse, but remained bare … Continue reading

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First in Show!!

I entered this photo in a competition at The Chertsey Fair under the class ‘British Birds’  Even though these ducks originate from Asia (closely related to the Wood Duck found in America) a large feral population was established in the … Continue reading

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Weekly Pet Challenge; New pets this week!

Welcome to the new arrivals in our pond!  We have a new filter, and lots of new water lilies so they are all very happily swimming about and very easy to see as the water is finally clear! All we … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring!

This week’s photo challenge is Spring!  I have hundreds of photos to chose from… I’m always so happy that spring has arrived :-).  Here’s a selection;

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California Quail

When we first saw these birds in Australia we thought they had got leaves caught in their heads like Wilson does when he roots around in bushes It was only when we saw lots of them that we realised that … Continue reading

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I’m learning how to use photoshop

I saw this lovely owl in our local town centre last week and was trying to get a photo of him without all the distracting backgrounds, but I couldn’t manage it.

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Mandarin Duck

I love these ducks!  When I first saw one years ago in central London I couldn’t believe it was real!  They look like they are carved from wood.

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