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Wednesday 24 December 2014

Scenes from a Parkland Walk

A typical scene of one of the lakes in the Parkland.

Actually the heading is a slight distortion, as the post consists of images from two walks put together for a bumper Christmas edition. {:))

A flight of Greylag Geese returning to one of the lakes after a sortie into the nearby open arable fields where they would have foraged for food. They tend to 'To and fro" from the fields during the day for water, preening and rest on the lakes.

A female Great Spotted Woodpecker which in the main avoided a nice clear shot by moving about high in the trees.  

Above and below, images of a typical walk around the waters edge.

A Robin sitting on an exposed perch.

You can get some different photographic effects facing the low afternoon sun.

 A Great Tit peering out from foliage.

A Grey Heron making its way down stream.

A Blue Tit also peering out from foliage.

Bare Willow Osiers.

One of the resident Mute Swan families.

Chaffinch (F)


  1. Een geweldig mooi gebied om te wandelen en te fotograferen het ziet er heel mooi uit. ook U wensen wij hele fijne gezellige feestdagen.

  2. HI Roy what a wonderful series of shots from your walks. All the bird shots are fantastic however I especially like the Graylag in flight shotsl Have a good daya tomorrow with your family

  3. More beautiful photos - love the bird ones of course!
    Merry Christmas to you. xx

  4. Wonderful post, Roy!
    I have to see it better on another day, with a bit more of calm.
    I wish you a Merry Christmas, and a great 2015!
    In a few days !'ll be around here again to see something beautiful, I'm sure of that...
    All the best!

  5. Bumper edition, indeed! Cheers.

  6. A beautiful series of the park with a variety of different birds and nature itself. The trees, the water and the vistas are amazing to see.

  7. What a beautiful place to go walking. Looks like the weather was perfect as well. I love all the birds.

    1. Thanks Gunilla. Its quite a good area and does throw up a few surprises now and then.

  8. Salut Roy
    Cette série est superbe, merci pour ce moment que j'ai partagé sur ce beau site nature.


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