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Paul Marfell (AmPluralElf)
Tries to take wildlife photos, mainly birds.
Tries to take wildlife photos, mainly birds.
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Today was quite pleasant and I made use of the reasonable sunshine to go up onto Baildon Moor. There should be a few passage migrants but I think the wind was in the wrong direction for them. One of the first things I saw was a Redkite. As usual it…
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We might well be into September now but I am still catching up with making some of my photos from earlier in the year available. These are from a walk along the river at Denso Marston Nature Reserve. One of the cute things spotted on the walk along the…
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Back in the dim and distance days of my youth I was interested in aircraft and used to bike up to a gate next to the taxiway or Binbrook aerodrome and watch English Electric Lightnings. I also went to several airshows at RAF Finningley. I think these…
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At the end of August 2018 I decided to have a walk around Tong Park Dam and I was very pleased with the Butterflies, Little Grebe, Stoat and Pike I saw. In the corner of the car park at the end of Jenny Lane was a small Valerian bush which had a…
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I found this programme for the Grimsby & District Round Table Traction Engine Rally 1963 in a box of photos. It was held on Waltham Aerodrome which was just over our back garden wall. I do remember going to see traction engines when I was young but didn’t…
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These are a few photos from our garden and a couple of walks through Denso Marston Nature Reserve and along the river. I am sure that Mint Moths have been around our garden for years but unless you stop and look you never see them. This one has different…
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I have not been up onto Baildon Moor for a little while, partly because it has been rather hot to be out in the open. There are a few birds we hope to see on Baildon Moor at this time, some of them just passing through – Whinchat and Wheatear being 2…
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Saturday was the Butterfly Count walk organised by Bracken Hall Countryside Centre. I went along because of the promise of looking for Purple Hairstreak butterflies. You have until 12th August to take part in the Big Butterfly Count organised by Butterfly…
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This is a quick posting due to me not being sure, and wanting to find out more, about the Hoverfly. I’ll update the post once I have more confirmed info. It looks like a Hornet Hoverfly. This is a view from the side. The abdomen is quite fat, not like the…
Hornet Hoverfly?
Hornet Hoverfly?
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Denso Marston Nature Reserve early July

On 11 July 2018 I went for a walk at Denso Marston Nature Reserve along the river Aire with my camera. As usual you can click on any of the images to view them on flickr within the album where you can see more photos of the visit.   Before I get around to…
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