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#Writephoto #Lockdown #Wildlife #Squirrels There were days in spring and summer when life – seem to have just stopped The advice from the professors if you can then stay indoors face to face contact severely restricted to stop the spread of the nasty bug going crazy But mother nature saw the need to help out …

Confusing

#Octpowrimo #trees Photo by Jamo Images on Pexels.com It would be true to say that right now the poor old trees are confused while conifers look on deciduous trees can’t decide whether to shed their leaves or not for while our minds are thinking of winter the sun is still beating a midsummer glow its …

Taken as Red

#Octpowrimo #Acer #Tree #Nature Photo by Suzy Hazelwood on Pexels.com You just knew that Winter was on its way Obvious signs were in the air leaves in the local parks were covering the lawns and thermometers in the house were in retreat but elsewhere around the house as the conifers casually watched a tree at …

Preparing for the big freeze

Photo by Tetyana Kovyrina on Pexels.com #Octpowrimo #Squirrel #birds #trees #park #Winter While Conifers sit proud in the local park the local wildlife is preparing for the day that the mercury in the thermometer beats a hasty retreat Squirrels Red and Squirrels Grey scour the fallen seeds of the day and having collecting them, storing …

Burning

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com With a change from Summer to Autumn The trees that aren’t conifers are sending out a vital message “Winters on its way!” – They say as the forest lights switch from green to red signalling to those creatures, that wait that perhaps it’s time to hibernate so forest creatures , …

Wild Life

I Friday night in the Manchester Air the birds are out for the night in certain spots where the birdseed flows and neon lights paint the town sometimes red, sometimes blue II Cats are out, and on the prowl kings of their own domain out in their preened green jungle playing with their catnip toys …

The Lonely Swan

#writephoto moving around the house it’s really hard housesitting when ma and pa have gone on holiday They’ve taken their grandkids somewhere sunny and warm and though i’ve got the nest all to myself sometimes i wish i didn’t The geese are out though and they’re having fun so i’ll spend time with them in …

A Kestrel Came Calling

#birds #kestrel #poetry Photo by Brett Sayles on Pexels.com A Kestrel came a calling on a summers Sunday morn it was on a hunt for squeakers as its chicks had just been born A Kestrel came a calling diving on the roof pinching the spoils of the locals attacking with claw and tooth A Kestrel …

A picture from wherever

#socs another time to dive headlong into the inkwells offline archive Swans in the Canal (Image by Inky) I like taking a camera out whenever i go for a walk or tram ride out for this one – i didn’t have to go far armed with some bird friendly seeds i took a snap or …

On the Hunt

Image c/o Pobble365 He’s off on the hunt again up and down known paths navigating the trees for summat tasty the cubs and his missus want feeding its why he’s on the edge of his territory next thing you know – he’ll be scouring the food bins – or picking off guinea fowl or geese …