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Jul. 13th, 2012 12:35 pm
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Pigeons on Parade

Pigeons on parade

Swan climbing Bakewell Weir

Swan climbing Bakewell Weir

Altogether Now 1,2,3...

Altogether now

This character here looks fishy

This character here looks fishy

Winging it

Winging it

Peacock

Peacock
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One of my favourite places to visit to take photographs is Bakewell in Derbyshire. Bakewell is a market town in the Derbyshire Dales and within the Peak Districk National Park and 30 miles north of Derby itself. Situated on the River Wye and a few miles north of Haddon Hall (Location of the last Jane Eyre Movie) and is well known for the local confection The Bakewell Pudding.

The River Wye at Bakewell is pretty wide and has a weir that is home to hundreds of water fowl and wild birds. This is a favourite spot for me. Often I will take my mum with me as she loves to sit feeding the birds as I try to capture them with my camera during their antics..

Below are a few pictures I have taken there over the last year or two.

Swan climbing Bakewell weir

Swan climbing Bakewell Weir

Winging it (Maybe I should call it flasher?)

Winging it

Gulls

Water Foul!

Canadian Goose



These I took June last year when the a group of Birds were shown at Bakewell from The National
Falconry School in Ashover. This is the link to their website http://www.honeybank.co.uk/falconry-school/national-falconry-school

All were taken hand held with a manual 55mm- 200mm lens without vibration reduction or auto focus

Northern Great Horned Eagle Owl named Olive hatched 2009

Northern Great Horned Eagle Owl

Peregrine Saker cross hybrid falcon named Ziva Hatched 2010

Bakewell Owls 4 June 2011

Bakewell Owls 4 June 2011

Verreaux's Giant African or the milky Eagle Owl named Latte she hatched in June 2002.

Bakewell Owls 4 June 2011

Barn Owl Named Gilbert hatched 2004

Bakewell Owls 4 Jun 2011

African Spotted Eagle Owl named Jo hatched 2008

Bakewell Owls 4 Jun 2011

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A few years ago I visited Toronto Zoo the third largest of its kind in the world. I had a wonderful day out with my friends there and these are a few of the pictures I took

RACOONS
Racoons

LIONESS
Lioness in the sun

BUTTERFLY
The Man from Del Monte... He say YES!

GREAT INDIAN RHINO
Great Indian Rhino

BLUE & YELLOW MACAW
Blue and Yellow Macaw

MASAI GIRAFFE
Masai Giraffe

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