Wood Storks Are Here

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When we are out shooting the plan is to pick a known area and slowly enter the ‘spots’. However, Wood Storks can be found by watching where they seem to be landing. Open marshes usually.

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With luck you can access the area, not always easy with marshes.

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On a good day, and that’s only a very few per year, we can get the in flight shots and finally the birds low and feeding.

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Here it helped the birds went down into a canal and us on a berm slightly above. At the same level reeds and tall grasses are the problem. Not to mention the birds are almost as tall as us so you need distance to get…

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The Wyrm and the Wyrd: Harlech

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Leaving Portmeirion and its mysteries behind, we drove across the estuary to Harlech in search of lunch. Stuart and I had parked beneath the Norman castle that morning when we were in search of breakfast. The imposing bulk of the walls, towering high upon the castle mound, still makes a powerful statement today. I was glad we had seen it from beneath in the grey morning mist, with the remnants of its curtain wall enclosing the rock, as it allowed us to get a true impression of its scale and erstwhile might.

We had lunch in its shadow, looking back across the estuary to the mountains. Snowdon dominates the skyline here, almost everywhere you go, and I was torn between the desire to wander those hills and a need to get close to the sea. The hills make my heart sing…they always  do, no matter where they are. There is…

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Two days no posting on my blog

Hello everyone

I won’t be posting on my blog July 6 and July 7. My second granddaughter will be born on July 6. I will be spending time with my daughter and new granddaughter. Life is so good besides I will also spend some time with my first granddaughter. She is one year old about to be 2 years old next month.I will resume posting on my blog July 8. Everyone enjoy the rest of the day and be safe.