Monday, 8 March 2021

Lockdown Walk - Extended


During this Lockdown walk I went further into my Summer Country walk.


I was able to get close to this Little Egret as it was fishing in a small tributary to the local river. This involved poking my lens through a hedgerow.






Male Dunnocks are now singing loud and clear from open perches, a sign of Spring to come.


More agricultural activity. 
This involved sowing wheat seed with a drag harrow and seed sower.
The Gulls may be thinning out the seed somewhat.




I am still not able to get close to Grey Wagtail this year as yet.
I have certainly observed quite a few already, but nothing close.




Even the Bullfinch are not being that helpful and only briefly showing.


You can hide Mrs Stonechat, but I have already photographed you the other day.


On a good note, the Yellowhammers are getting closer.




The Cock Pheasant didn't hang around for long though.









 

12 comments:

  1. Those egret and wagtail photos are so beautiful

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  2. Hi Roy, beautiful landscape and birds. Some of the birds we have in the Netherlands too. The yellow hammer we don't see in our area. Greetings Caroline

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    1. Thanks Caroline, yes Yellowhammers are lovely birds.

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  3. Hallo Roy,
    Wat een prachtige landschappen! Het moet heerlijk aanvoelen daar te wandelen!
    De vogels staan er ook geweldig mooi op.
    Je header is ook schitterend!
    Groetjes,
    Maria

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    1. Bedankt voor die vriendelijke opmerkingen Maria

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  4. Hola, Roy. Un placer volver a visitar tu bello blog y conocer un poco mejor tu Naturaleza. Me ha gustado especialmente el Faisán, es precioso. Esperemos que esta próxima temporada podamos salir más y fotografiar nuevas especies de mariposas. Un abrazo desde Asturias.

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    1. Gracias Belén.
      Es bueno saber de ti mi amigo

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  5. Hi Roy. I particularly love the little egret! Also I like the ploughing, reminds us that everyone is preparing for spring. Bring it on!

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