Monthly Archives: May 2011

Appearances can be Deceptive: Part one

Recently I went for another walk by a different lake. The first photograph should give you a good clue re location – with Buckingham Palace in the background! Wildlife was everywhere and Spring was clearly well underway. Continue reading

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Walk by the lake

I saw a very young Dabchick (small Grebe) hiding in the reeds – soon the parent surfaced and off they went out of sight. Hairy Dragonflies hatch in May and were all over the place. The Lake was stormy and beautiful. Ribwort Plantain making strikin… Continue reading

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Ireland in the Spring. First Walk

The morning after i arrived I went for a long walk in the woods and meadows near the lake. Almost the first animal I saw was a Red Squirrel. I think it’s the ear-tufts combined with a rather big nose which makes this animal adorable and one of my … Continue reading

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the Delicate Blue Demoiselles are everywhere by the Lake

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The Beautiful Irish Red Squirrel

I managed to capture this Irish Red Squirrel when I was in Tipperary recently. One of my favorite mammals. Continue reading

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Stilt on nest: Amazing how those legs fold up!

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More animals on my walk at San Elijo

Cottontails windswept song sparrows delicate flowers Anna’s hummingbirds Continue reading

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