Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Wildlife in the Park.


Bushy Park is the second largest Royal Park in London covering an area of around 1,099 acres and there is an incredible range of wildlife and habitats within its walls. It has a distinctive landscape, shaped in part by its history as a royal hunting ground,  but also by its many ponds and streams. I often take a stroll around its largest expanse of water and here is just a sample of what I usually encounter at this time of the year.  FAB.

For the time being this female Pigeon is ignoring the attention of a broody male.

A juvenile Grey Heron chilling out.

Mute Swan creating waves.

Mr Mallard keeping an eye on everything.

A Fallow Buck looking for a snack.

Magpie, a little damp after the rain.

Jackdaw drinking some recent rainfall.

Red-crested Pochard trying to sleep.

26 comments:

  1. Amazing the variety of birds you found in that London park!

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  2. Oh my! What a beautiful collection!

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  3. wonderful images of the birds Frank. they all have so much detail and are very crisp and clear.

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  4. zulke parkwandelingen zijn heerlijk.

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  5. enjoyed all of these! you captured a lot of personality in them. :)

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  6. Lovely close shots. Never managed to get that close a shot of a Jackdaw.
    Do pigeons ever take a rest from procreation?

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  7. Great series of photos, that of the Jackdaw is wonderful.

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  8. We have some wonderful wildlife in our towns and cities Frank... you just need to look.
    Fantastic shot of the Jackdaw.

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  9. HI The last 2 shots are outstanding and i love the reflection of the Swan.

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  10. Wow! Beautiful captures as sharp as sharp can be! Love the one of the Jackdaw, and the brush topped Pochard, but they are all superb.:)

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  11. Awesome variety and photos! The last shot is really cool!

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  12. Gorgeous photos! Herons are one of my favorites. The Magpie and Jackdaw are handsome birds!

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  13. A great series of photos. It is fantastic to have a big park like that in an urban area.

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  14. Cracking Grey Heron and Red Crested Pochard. Great stuff.

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  15. What a menagerie. I love them all Frank.

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  16. I like seeing this variety and many of them have some great expressions.

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  17. Wow, gorgeous images, all of them.

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  18. I'm speechless and breathtakingly beautiful varieties of nature lives♪♪♪

    Sincerely from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

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  19. Awesome shots! I love the magpie and the jackdaw.

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  20. Wow! Great shots. I love that Jackdaw!

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  21. Great photos! Love the fallow deer!

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  22. Frank, what amazing photos! I love the jackdaw! That pigeon looks like it has something wrong with its feet! they look all lumpy and swollen!

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  23. Love the last photo. All are wonderful!

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  24. Love the images, especially the Grey Heron and Jackjaw. Great close ups!

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  25. Always a pleasure to stop by, these are all just beautiful Frank!

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  26. Fabulous shots, Frank! What a great place to have access to.

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