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Thursday, 8 January 2009

A slight rise in temperature

Today was a little warmer and midday saw the sun come out, albeit a hazy one. I had a wander around the River Thames at Hampton Court and also a very quick visit into Bushey Park. The Boating lake is still frozen over so not huge amounts of birds about.

Needless to say, the Black-headed Gulls were prolific in number.

Just a few pics:
Hampton Court Bridge from the river side

A "badge" on the bridge

Black-headed gulls using the lamp-posts as a perch

and this one is ensuring it's has a warm roost for the night

Black-headed gull - again!


Canada Goose

Setting sun


SPD said...

Love the setting sun mum FAB

Tricia said...

Thank you daughter dear :D It was really spectacular seen through the bare trees.

swatson said...

never failed to be impressed by your photographs Tricia love the sunset

Anonymous said...

A great set of photos, Tricia.
I felt quite warm up here in Yorks, also. Very spring like.

oldcrow61 said...

Gorgeous sunset. Your pictures are just wonderful.

Tricia said...

Sheila - thank you very much

Dean - thanks; and yes, it was great not to have to wear so many layers today - really was a "spring" in my step!

OC thank you too. - I just wish you could have seen the sunset for "real" - it was such a wonderful ball of colour!

Anonymous said...

Great pics again Tricia, but 2 are superb.

1 The sunset.

2 Black-Headed Gull in flight.


Tricia said...

Thanks Paul - I thought the BH gull might appeal to you :D

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