Bluebells- A bit boring huh!

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Pretty Bluebells

Hyacinthoides is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asparagaceae, known as Bluebells. Bees can ‘steal’ nectar from bluebells by biting a hole in the bottom of the bell, taking the nectar without pollinating the flower. A bit mean really!

Here are some images that buck the boring trend………….You will find these images at the bottom of the ‘Image Gallery’ just click on them to enlarge.

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Bluebells in the wood with stream and reflection – maybe!
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A Collage of Bluebell Shots.
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A Grainy Effort, sort of 3D!

 

Sussex Countryside

Here are a few Images taken just before and over the Easter holiday. The weather has been unusually mild and sunny so a good opportunity to venture out with the photographic equipment before normal reception is resumed. You will find these images at the bottom of the ‘Image Gallery’ just click on them to enlarge.

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Halfway up the hill from Steyning looking west at the blossoming countryside in the sun
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Just outside Clapham Village on the way to Patching – An evening saunter.
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Looking down at Steyning a delightful old English Country Town
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The Old Rifle Range now a country walk

Tadpoles and Bird Baths

I have been back from the winter warmth and sunshine of Florida for just about 2 weeks. We had a few very warm days here a week or so back and I even mowed the grass, but now it’s descended back to late winter with chilly winds and drizzly rain.  A visit to Brighton’s Rock Gardens yesterday proved well worthwhile. Even though it was overcast, the wildlife was busy multiplying and preening as if in anticipation of the beginning of spring.

I discovered a few extra images of the newly hatched egrets from Gatorland in Florida and rather than edit the previous post they are displayed here together with tadpoles and a chaffinch.

Go to the Image Gallery and Click on any of these images to view a full page enlargement.

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A pond crammed full of Tadpoles
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A frog just below the waters surface.
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Tadpoles in the pond at the Rock Gardens

 

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A chaffinch having a bath in a small pool by the waterfall.
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Another image of the chaffinch having a cleanup and splash about.
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Anyone got a comb or a brush!
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Welcome to the World……….