Tag Archives: #Irish wildlife

Have a Mouthful – Curves and All!

Yesterday I mentioned that we would be doing a run into Dublin – well, on the way home we passed through Phoenix Park, just to see if any friendly goats would be about… you know them goats with funny horns… … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists – Curves, Swan Style

I like curves… they’re sexy. That was more or less the comment I left over at this week’s challenge placed by Tina. Then, I went looking for photos… fresh ones, not photos from the galleries. I cropped and cut at … Continue reading

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Friday Feathers – Fidgety Flapper

I was in two minds about using this photo today… only because I need to still be using last year’s photos. Too busy with other things… including the first course that I enrolled for. Phew… I think I have to … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday – Love Is!

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Flappery Friday!

For the want of a better word… how about flappery? I mean… how do you describe the commotion when a wasp is fighting a butterfly? Not often one has the luck of getting a few shots of the wasp subduing … Continue reading

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Friday Feathers – Crows… Rooks or Ravens?

Rainee asked a question the other day… if we have all-black crows here in Ireland. Yes… we have mostly black members of the crow family. On Wednesday, I featured a hooded crow… so, just for Friday fun… here’s a rook… … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wisdom – Save Some… for Whenever!

The following sequence was taken last month… when summer was throwing its last futile wobbles here in the northern hemisphere. We noticed a couple in the car close to us toss out bread and the birds appeared out of nowhere. … Continue reading

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Friday Feathers – Look Up

I took these photos a few months ago but because they aren’t the best I haven’t posted them yet. However, this was a new species for us and I’ve wanted to show off the fact that we have Fulmars nesting… … Continue reading

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