Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Todays Stroll in the Park.

A return visit to Richmond Park today. No new sightings but a chance to capture some images for future posts .... so here is an 'ad hoc' selection for now.
Robin (Erithicus rubecula)
 Great Tit (Parus major)
 Various signs new growth - Rhododendrons in bud and a few in flower plus the fragrant Viburnum 'Dawn'

 Camelia.
 Double Egyptian (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
 Feral Pigeon (Columba livia [domest.])

Mr and Mrs Mallard in sync.
The Lookout (Red Deer Stag).

10 comments:

  1. Oh, my how pretty! So many signs of Spring. I always enjoy your posts, Frank. Thank you for sharing.

    Lois

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  2. I know I've said it before - but your Robin is so much prettier than ours. Great photos today!

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  3. quite a productive day - all sorts of good photos. Love the robin and the red deer. Great photos !

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  4. Beautiful images, Frank!! Your Robin looks different than mine.

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  5. Frank, these are all so very beautiful!!! I'm an avid bird watcher [well, as much as I can, when I'm out driving around]....and your nature photos, the flowers, the birds, the deer--------simply breathtaking!


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  6. The Double Egyptian is really good Frank.

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  7. Lovely photos Frank, your Robin and Great Tit posed in a much better position and light than mine did :)

    Lovely to see all the pink blooms. I have Viburnum Dawn in my garden, she is always such a welcome sight when there is not much else to see.

    Lovely stag photo too!

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  8. Excellent selection Frank and I love the portrait of the Egyptian as well as the robin...

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  9. HI Frank..lovely flowers coming into bloom ,and I guess I can think about what I have to look forward to instead of being envious!! : }
    I love the bottoms up of the Mallards feeding, and the beautiful irridescent colors of the pigeon!!

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  10. Thanks Lois.

    Hi Shelley. I won't disagree with you.

    Hi Jill. Every day brings something in front of the lens.

    Hi Cindy. Yes, yours is much larger.

    Hi Hootin' Anni. Nice to hear from you and I appreciate the compliments.

    Cheers Roy.

    Hi Jan. The Robin was very obliging but the Great Tit took a little bit of work. I've always been fond of of 'Dawn'.

    Thanks Chris.

    Hi Grammie. No doubt I'll find a few more flowery images over the coming weeks just to tickle your fancy.

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