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Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Newton Marsh – the rest

As per the last post, some more images from Newton Marsh. There were fly-overs by 30 odd Canada Geese and 50 plus Greylags; I believe both the resident flocks of the south Fylde often seen around Fairhaven and along the River Ribble. There were quite a few of the 'smaller birds' including juveniles with flocks of finches (Goldfinch, Chaffinch, Greenfinch) and Sparrows (House and surprisingly Tree) flitting from one place to another, feeding on the grass verges where seed heads had developed. I came across two Whitethroat and managed to catch one with a caterpillar... despatched on one of the concrete fence posts! I made it across the Fylde and on the 'promenade' at Knott End/Preesall came across a Common Blue, something I had specifically gone for, as I managed a few photos last few year. Few and far between though before disappearing – nothing to report 'bird-wise'. (taken 31 July) I've noticed the process I am using is leaving a few of these images a bit 'iffy'... need to review how to upload reasonable decent sharp images. Hmmmnnnn....


Martin Jump said...

Geoff Some great action shots here.Love the Common Blue Butterfly images well done again hope to see you soon when the weather improves.

Pete Woodruff said...

Yes, more good images here Geoff....keep up the good work and looking forward to 'bumping into you' again sometime, perhaps at Cockersands.

Geoff Gradwell said...

Thanks Chaps, hope to se you soon.