Category Archives: Photographs

Red Kites

The other day a local farmer was out in one of his fields near my house, taking down the grass and making hay bails. The field is hard to see from my back garden, but the benefit of my room is that there is a single-storey extension below it, which means I can climb out of the window and sit/stand on the roof.

The farmer taking down the grass brought six red kites. Six. You’re lucky if you see two together in the same airspace – but to see six together is rare!

As red kites don’t hunt, but only eat what is already dead, these six were obviously hoping to find some mice amongst the cuttings.

These are the pictures that I managed to get of these gorgeous birds soaring over the field, and even over-head!

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The weather has been pretty dismal recently, and there really hasn’t been a lot going on. However, I have managed to get my camera out.

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In The Garden

For the past couple of days, the sun has finally be showing it’s face in the UK.

This gave me the change to get out in the garden and take some pictures.

Both my cat and dog were out in the garden with me, and were willing models for a few minutes.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Escape

It’s that time of week again. Yep, the weekly photo challenge is here and the theme set this week is ‘escape’.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Pattern

I’ve decided to jump aboard the Weekly Photo Challenge train. This weeks challenge is ‘Pattern’.

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