Friday, 13 May 2011

Birds...

I tried to post last night but Blogger was down. I had to get some more rolls and extra bacon when we had an unexpected lunch guest yesterday, so I walked the long way to the butcher's, down the canal. We saw several thrushes in the woods - it was hard to take a good photo because of the low light levels - I had to push the ISO level up, which has made them a bit grainy.. I was puzzled, too, as to what sort of berries it could have - all the ivy is long gone at this stage. But this afternoon I noticed a couple of ripe mahonia berries on the patio, so perhaps that's what it was.I could be wrong, but I think it's actually managed to tuck three in there.









The hooded crow I saw on a green area, when I was trying a second local shop for ciabatta. No luck - we had to have our BLT on demi-baguettes instead.


2 comments :

  1. great photos :D I did post last night but it has disappeared.......earlier they said they would restore the posts that they removed last night but nothing yet...not sure whether to post today or not!

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  2. You have the most interestingly patterned birds. I love the spotted breast on the thrush - great camouflage to some, but you found it! And the hooded crow - never seen one of those. Much more interesting that our stark black crows.

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