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Sometimes the picture doesn't have to be perfect; it's the captured moment that counts. - me



Monday, 19 September 2011

A few birds from the bridge

A beautiful morning, but I just couldn't get motivated.

Just the birds from around the footbridge, feeders, and under the road bridge today. My head's in the wrong place at the moment, and I need to switch off. I may be offline later for a while; maybe a few days.


Enjoy the video; it was an effort  lol







Full list of today's sightings

Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)
Greater Canada Goose [sp] (Branta canadensis)
Mallard [sp] (Anas platyrhynchos)
Great Crested Grebe [sp] (Podiceps cristatus)
Great Cormorant [sp] (Phalacrocorax carbo)
Common Moorhen [sp] (Gallinula chloropus)
Common Coot [sp] (Fulica atra)
Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)
Lesser Black-backed Gull [sp] (Larus fuscus)
Common Wood Pigeon [sp] (Columba palumbus)
Eurasian Collared Dove [sp] (Streptopelia decaocto)
British Dunnock (Prunella modularis occidentalis)
British Robin (Erithacus rubecula melophilus)
Common Blackbird [sp] (Turdus merula)
British Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus obscurus)
British Great Tit (Parus major newtoni)
Eurasian Magpie [sp] (Pica pica)
Rook [sp] (Corvus frugilegus)
Carrion Crow [sp] (Corvus corone)
Common Starling [sp] (Sturnus vulgaris)
British Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs gengleri)
European Greenfinch [sp] (Carduelis chloris)
European Goldfinch [sp] (Carduelis carduelis)

Total species  23


11 comments:

  1. Keith' it's time to give the old grey matter a bit of a rest, it's been working overtime these last few weeks!
    Enjoy your 'down time' mate and we'll see you back here in a few days!...[;o)

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  2. Yea, I think you're right Trevor.
    It's all getting a bit too much at the moment.

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  3. I hope that your 'downtime' is alright, and you will be back very soon. Cheers Keith.

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  4. You take a well deserved break. Blogging shouldn't be a chore. Anything I can do just phone or text. All the best.

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  5. Hi Keith...do what you need to do for yourself...no body else will lol
    Will miss you ...
    Huge Hugs

    Grace

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  6. Thanks Bob. Yea, just need to get my head straight at the moment.

    Cheers Adrian. I'll get there :-)

    Thanks Grace. :-)

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  7. Just take care of yourself Keith...
    Nothing else matters..

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  8. Your muse will return, Keith. Best Wishes, Graeme

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  9. Hi Keith...thanks for the video..I did enjoy it very much!
    Hope your are having a better day today and I surely understand...MY own life is kinda upside down lately! Take care of yourself and look forward to when you get back here!!

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  10. Ok, I think I'm back. For now, anyway.

    Andrew, thank you.

    Thanks Graeme.

    Cheers Roy.

    Thank you Sondra.

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