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Tierra Del Fuego National Park – Birds

I spent a tantalizing three hours inside the Park the morning of December 29th before setting off to Antarctica from Ushuaia.  Saturated with Southern Beech woods, mountains and lakes, this national park is a treasure trove of scenery and wildlife. … Continue reading

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Mayfly

I was in Ireland this year at just the right time for the Mayfly.  Large quantities of these ancient insects crawl out of the limestone lakes and crawl up reeds to hatch into adults. The nymphs live for two years … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Lake Wood in Ireland

The mixed woodlands in this corner of Ireland are deep and green with hints of old walls where fields once were.  Paths follow roads long gone.  In May the rich, new growth of late Spring is everywhere. On the edge … Continue reading

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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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the Delicate Blue Demoiselles are everywhere by the Lake

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