Friday, 8 May 2020

East Cliff Walk - Portland

A set of images from my recent walk along the East Cliff on Portland.


It is good to see the Wheatears back from their winter holidays.

Female Wheatear





Male Wheatear

A boring old job having to walk along in the sunshine looking at these views, but somebody has got to do it.😎


Male Linnet

Fortunately I was able to shoot a Skylark while it was on the ground for a change.




I was also able to get these images of a Skylark taking a dust bath.






Male Goldfinch

A Surfing Great-blacked back Gull.


An aside and unrelated, this image of HMS Dauntless (D33) was observed on the horizon.




14 comments:

  1. Well, I'm glad you did take that walk and those photos so we can enjoy them too. Mind you don't step off the cliff while trying to maintain social distance!

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    1. Thanks John. Your warning will be ringing in my ears. I did see one person about 50 metres away.:))

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  2. Hei Roy! Ihanat kuvauskohteet. Hyvää viikonloppua;-)

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  3. Wow those photos are great. We had a wheatear reported in a field on a local council estate, no idea if it was confirmed

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  4. Hello Roy,
    a very nice series of the wheatear and the linnet, but I think the skylark is really fantastic. This is a bird I never come across. Wonderful to see.
    Greetings, Helma

    PS a beautiful header above your blog

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  5. Hi Roy,
    The [hotos of the landscape are fantastic....
    and qoite: "A boring old job having to walk along in the sunshine" I had to laugh out loud!!
    That is certainly not a punishment !! Great shots of the Wheatear, and the Linnet. And stunning to see the Skylark taken a dust bath..not boring at all!
    Regards, Maria

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  6. Hello Roy
    nice to look at your pictures so I can also be part of this beautiful landscape and the lark in the dust
    stay healthy
    Regards Frank

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  7. Wow that's a amazing view on the last one

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