River Birds, Homeward Journeys and Autumn Days

Aunt lives by a river too. Although it is connected to where I have das Boot, unfortunately it isn’t possible for me to visit her by water. How cool would that be?
I’m not the greatest wildlife photographer and was probably too busy enjoying the chat to concentrate well yesterday. Here are some of the birds I saw both at Aunt’s and on our river trip.

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Ground Level

After yesterday’s grey skies, today was bright and mild. At ground level in the garden, some things are growing, some things have fallen, and some seem to mysteriously hang onto water.
We have various types of funghi, most are dull or menacing, but this one I like.

Cup Cake Funghi


I love the strawberry fruit. The blackbirds do too, but for different reasons. One of my neighbours complains they are messy.

Strawberry Fruit and Leaf

Carpeted


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Of Autumn, Photographs, Neighbours, and Calendars

Despite my little rant yesterday, I think I’m in for a run of MasterB posts. Autumn sunshine, the 2013 calendar in mind, and the beauty of MasterB have combined to make me grab my camera and click away.
First up, some pictures in the garden yesterday when MasterB was playing. I had taken a toy of his outside. He had been playing with it on the stairs and it was by the front door leading into the street.

Pounce!

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