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    Wild Adder

    Gorgeous image!
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    Critique Grey Heron at Newgale Beach (more added 22/3)

    Thanks David! Here's a few more, that I didn't include at first for some reason. DSC_0057h (5) by Luke Case, on Flickr DSC_0057h (2) by Luke Case, on Flickr
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    Critique Grey Heron at Newgale Beach (more added 22/3)

    Thanks Keith, I was very happy just to have the experience. Finding out after that I'd gotten the shots was a bonus. Russ, I found the panning pretty straightforward on these as he was flying in a straight line, fairly large in the frame and gliding in on the wind with very few wingbeats...
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    Critique Grey Heron at Newgale Beach (more added 22/3)

    Mind blank! Oops... Is there a way to edit the title? I'm not seeing an option on my phone. Edit: sorted it.
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    Critique Grey Heron at Newgale Beach (more added 22/3)

    Haha, too many things on my mind! Of course it is [emoji23] Thank you
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    Critique Grey Heron at Newgale Beach (more added 22/3)

    Being lucky enough that the beach is only a few minutes from home, I went down for a little walk today while it was quiet. Perched myself beside a boulder, near some rock pools where I've seen this Heron and loads of Oystercatcher before. I thought I'd be lucky to spot the Heron at the far end...
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    Panic buying !

    I've never liked "normal" (cows) milk and drink alternative in coffee and cereal, currently cashew milk is my favourite. Can't find any in stores at the moment, as everyone is panic buying it as it lasts as well as long life. Annoying that all the people who usually trash talk milk alternatives...
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    May I help you?

    Awesome [emoji23]
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    What birds or bird have you seen today – communal thread, I hope!

    These guys were doing laps around the inside of a narrow cove. They seem to be much more prevalent when the weather is bad, and it appears as though they're sheltering on the cliffs but don't seem to like sitting still too long. They didn't seem to mind me looking down on them, but interestingly...
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    What birds or bird have you seen today – communal thread, I hope!

    More BIF practice in the wind yesterday. My keeper rate is creeping up, but it's taking a while! It was nearly too windy for it; I had to put my left eye to the viewfinder, rather than my usual right eye, to shelter behind the camera so I wasn't tearing up! Anyway, I got a few shots I liked but...
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    Critique Chough in Pembrokeshire

    Thanks Gramps, I was pleased with it. We had spotted a pair a few minutes before (I say "we" but it was definitely my girlfriend's sharp eyes) and so I was on the lookout with tons of birds flying about. Then came around the corner and found two Choughs foraging and oblivious to us. Easy as it gets!
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    What birds or bird have you seen today – communal thread, I hope!

    A Chough from our coast walk today: Chough by Luke Case, on Flickr
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    Critique Chough in Pembrokeshire

    A Chough from our walk today in Pembrokeshire. We went to see St Govan's Chapel, then down to the Green Bridge of Wales, Elegug Stacks and the Cauldron. Spotted a pair of Choughs, amidst the millions of corvids and gulls. I was glad to get a decent photo; I normally don't realise it's a Chough...
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    courier companies name your worst

    I ordered a lens hood off Amazon once, to be delivered by Hermes. Twice told it was taken back because "nobody was home" when I was in both days. Asked for redelivery, and next day it was "delivered to a safe place" even though I had been in and nobody knocked. Couldn't find the package...
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