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23rd August 2019 – Eastville Park, Bristol

 

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The weather has certainly bucked up today and it has been sunny and warm. Late in the afternoon we had a walk around our local park. In the full sunlight it was diffficult to pick things out but a Red Admiral butterflly and a couple of grey herons on the lake were easy enough (although difficult to photograph in the bright sunshine).

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DSC09029Grey heron scrambling out of the lake having fished its supper

DSC09052Grey heron struggling to swallow its supper

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On the way home we spotted three kingfishers flying round together near the weir. I then had the opposite challenge of trying to photograph them in the deep shade; likewise with three grey wagtails one of which was enjoying the challenge of a large beetle.

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DSC09238Kingfisher

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DSC09291Grey wagtail devouring beetle

 

 

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