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Thursday, 13 September 2012

A Wednesday afternoon at Bloors

Hi all, I have been busy this week so not been out. Yesterday I made may way over to Mike and Sue to help them clean their carpet. We were going to do this last week when it was nice drying weather but I was waiting for a took kit for the carpet cleaner. Well yesterday we managed to do it and that meant that the carpet was wet.

After eating lunch I took Mike out while Sue went shopping for dinner. I took Mike to Bloors Wharf . The wind was a bit cold and gusting but when the sun was out, nice. The tide was out and the "deep water channel" was full of Gulls. After a few pictures I went back to the car and got the telescope.

When I had set it up we both had a look at the edge of the main channel. There were Red Shank's, Oyster Catchers, and a bird that I could not ID as it was too far away.

Here are some of the picture I took before I used the telescope.


Great Black Backed Gull
Try saying that quickly 5 times

On target


Make way

Oops

I think this is a Red Shank but it could be a Godwit

Great Black Backed Gull (Mum)
Baby taking off

In flight

And of course no blog of Bloors would be compete without a picture our two wonderful PS's which won't be there for much longer, make the most of them is what I say...

Kingsnorth in all it's glory
and

Grain

To finish off 

Two Mallard's
When Mike and I got home the carpet was still damp so we could not walk on it, should be ok this morning

 

Well that is it, thanks for looking

5 comments:

  1. Carpet dry now just got to put everything back.
    Nice Kingsnorth shot, I can understand why the rail was in the shot?

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  2. So pleased you are out and about again Trev.. missed your posts!
    But we all have busy times.... Lovely pictures of the Birds... and the Shhhhhh .... you know whats!!
    E xx

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  3. I wonder just what Eileen means Mike!!!!!!!!

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