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RAINY DAY

Here we go , my last Thursday in lockdown isolation before my return to the real world maybe next week and a chance to spend another day photographing the wildlife in my garden. Or it would have been. It’s been raining all day , persistent and heavy. Ok the camera is waterproof to a level , but my temporary hide and in particular the open patio door isn’t ( including the wife’s cream carpets ) so today’s activities and limited to watching and reflecting on nearly twelve weeks of garden watching.

As I write this blog the wet soggy garden is full of life , Blackbirds , Blue tits , Great tits , Collared doves , Wood Pigeons and a damp Squirrel. The garden has been a really important source os escapism for me. And today is no exception. Maybe the chances of any photography might be limited by the weather , but the enjoyment still hasn’t been dampened. Just goes to show you don’t have to travel miles and payout loads of money to get a wildlife kick.

Undoubtedly Covid 19 has had a deep impact , not only here in the U.K. , but across the whole world. Many life’s have been effected , changed for ever. Sadly many have passed to early , and we will be paying a social and economic cost for years to come. For me personally there has also been an opportunity to rebound with the wildlife around us. If we can take any positivity out of the last few months it’s the effect on the natural world.

Anyway , bringing things back to a lighter subject , here are a few of my favourite back garden lockdown images……..

Meet the Model – Malcolm the Mallard

Malcolm the Mallard by Peter Hanscomb Say hello to Malcolm the Mallard – Anas platyrhynchos The mallard , dabbling duck can be found throughout the Americas, Europe and North Africa and […]

A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE

Yippee, after what seems life a lifetime ( thirteen weeks ) it’s finally time to immerse myself back into Mother Nature and treat myself to a short walk . I […]

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  1. Wonderful photos. For me, this pandemic has opened my eyes to more important things other that zooming to the next task. While there have been much sadness, I think there has also been a rejuvenation of caring and kindness toward fellow man. Hopefully we will all come out a little better than before.

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