Category Archives: The Birds and the Bees

Some of my favourite nature photo’s

Alien Eyes – Sunshine’s Macro Monday

My good lady pointed out that aliens have inhabited the children’s kitchen windowsill… promise! I scoffed, until she showed me a photo. So, the other evening I called in to have a look-see… and to take some snaps, just to … Continue reading

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Saturday Song – Lonely Looking Sky!

I can’t help but share this image… … and the song! Enjoy…

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Friday Flappers – Micro Murmuration Moments!

There are days and then there are days. Sometimes a plan comes together without one being even remotely aware that something is about to happen. So, the other day we were down at the harbour and the starlings were also … Continue reading

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Macro Monday – Bedraggled…

It’s fast approaching the end of the dahlia season but here and there we still see a few blooms. Now, this particular flower (and plant) has special meaning so it was good to see it still hanging around, even though … Continue reading

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Thoughtless Thursday – Cute Posterior…

Prickly… or cute? Your choice… You know… on third thoughts… that cute posterior could fit Irene’s Sunshine Macro Monday challenge just fine… pity it’s Thursday…

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Macro Monday – Getting Close… and Personal

So… here’s a lighter moment to show how macro moments happen. There is a need to get close to the target… as demonstrated by this lady I spotted along the woodland walk. Look… see the intense concentration… there is definitely … Continue reading

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Flapper Friday – Duck Race Anyone?

Sorry… I couldn’t stop wondering who’s winning this duck race as I stood watching this scene. Now, I’ll add… the digger wasn’t in trouble… the tide was quite high but there is a massive bank out there where the construction … Continue reading

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Macro Monday – Another American Beauty!

I left a comment over at Irene’s Sunshine’s Macro Monday issue eleven roundup… that I may just return to New York for today’s challenge. So, here we go… back to Brooklyn Heights… where we spotted quite a few Monarchs. I … Continue reading

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