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Forum: Foto Fair 12th July 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By PeterD
Re: Robins Pincushion

Thanks for your reply. I have copied the Wikipedia address (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diplolepis_rosae) on this subject, mine was only a brief summary. This makes fascinating reading.
I hope...
Forum: Foto Fair 11th July 2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,294
Posted By PeterD
Re: Tribute

I am so sorry to hear of your loss and your picture is beautiful and it oozes with your love and affection. You have received so many replies and condolences but I wish to add mine to you and the...
Forum: Foto Fair 11th July 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By PeterD
Robins Pincushion

Whilst on a walk through the Hayling Island nature reserve I found this object on a rose shrub along the trail. It is a gall with relationship between flora and fauna. The object is obviously flora...
Forum: Foto Fair 20th June 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,220
Posted By PeterD
Re: Green Woodpecker visits my garden

Mark. You got me thinking about the strange eyelid position on the Woodpecker. Normally we photographers try to display eyes as clearly as possible and avoid posting images with the eyelids only...
Forum: Foto Fair 20th June 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,390
Posted By PeterD
Re: A moment to treasure - red kite

Thanks for this post Peter. We discussed a meet to photograph the Red Kite and other things. This has reminded me of our previous meetings, years ago, and the need to meet again*chr.
Forum: Foto Fair 18th June 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,220
Posted By PeterD
Green Woodpecker visits my garden

Virtually every morning, at dawn, this bird feeds on my bird feeding station. Usually raiding the peanuts. Recently, he has started to visit in broad daylight raiding some ants nests. These birds are...
Forum: Foto Fair 18th June 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,537
Posted By PeterD
Re: A short walk around the West Hayling LNR's

Thanks for your reply Ed, also good to be back in touch with you.
Forum: Foto Fair 13th June 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,537
Posted By PeterD
A short walk around the West Hayling LNR's

Some images of wildlife seen during my short walk, 3 june 2015.

http://www.imageinuk.com/Birds/Thrushes-Turdidae/Blackbird-Turdus-merula/i-gqtgk87/0/XL/098_DxO-XL.jpg
A young immature Blackbird...
Forum: Foto Fair 7th April 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 4,720
Posted By PeterD
The Chalk Quarry, Portsdown Hill

I took a trip to see how the Peregrine were getting on.

All seemed quiet with the exception of a pair of Kestrels hunting in the quarry.
...
Forum: Foto Fair 5th April 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,528
Posted By PeterD
Re: Kent & East Sussex Railway

Thank you all for your replies.

Chevvy, I have not had the time to visit the quarry this year but I shall go there tomorrow and let you know.

Peter
Forum: Foto Fair 5th April 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,528
Posted By PeterD
Kent & East Sussex Railway

Hi all,

Sorry for the long break from here but I had lots going on with my work on the Hayling Billy 50 website (http://www.haylingbilly50.co.uk), this being the 50th anniversary of the closure of...
Forum: Foto Fair 5th April 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 447
Posted By PeterD
Kent & East Sussex Railway

Hi all,

Sorry for the long break from here but I had lots going on with my work on the Hayling Billy 50 website (http://www.haylingbilly50.co.uk), this being the 50th anniversary of the closure of...
Forum: Foto Fair 15th June 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By PeterD
Re: Peregrine 2012 Season - Part 2

Chevvy, please let me know when you are free and I shall join you.



Thank you both for your replies, Part 3 will be out shortly, when time permits.
Forum: Foto Fair 15th June 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By PeterD
Re: Peregrine 2012 Season - Part 1

Good evening and sorry for the delay in replying. I do not get very much time on here at the moment. I did find time to see them again this week and images will be posted shortly. They have now lost...
Forum: Foto Fair 14th June 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By PeterD
Peregrine 2012 Season - Part 2

I received an email telling me that the Peregrine were back. They had changed the location of their nest site which was very hard to locate. They are now some 250-300 feet up in quite an obscure...
Forum: Foto Fair 26th May 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,197
Posted By PeterD
Common blue (Polyommatus icarus)

I saw this little beauty yesterday.

http://www.imageinuk.com/Butterflies/Lycaenidae/Common-blue-Polyommatus-icarus/i-DJRGpKr/0/L/5259362DxO-2-L.jpg
...
Forum: Foto Fair 17th May 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By PeterD
Common Tern at the Oysterbeds

The second in the series of yesterday's trip to the West Hayling LNR.

The Common Tern are just beginning to settle on the islands in the lagoon. The females hunker down in scrapes in the gravel...
Forum: Foto Fair 16th May 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 3,328
Posted By PeterD
Little Egret at the Oysterbed Lagoon

This is the first of a series taken at the Oysterbed, Hayling Island today.

http://peterd-2009.smugmug.com/Birds/Herons-Storks-and-Ibises/Little-Egret-Egretta-garzetta/i-FCKXgKb/0/L/P5161401-L.jpg...
Forum: Foto Fair 16th April 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,915
Posted By PeterD
A few birds seen at North Hayling LNR

#1
http://www.imageinuk.com/Birds/Tits-and-other-similar-Paridae/Blue-Tit-Cyanistes-caeruleus/i-XzRWSBj/0/L/P4130759-L.jpg
Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus)

#2...
Forum: Foto Fair 8th April 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By PeterD
Re: Flower Power

Lovely series Iain. Well controlled backgrounds too*chr
Thanks for sharing
Forum: Foto Fair 7th April 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,603
Posted By PeterD
A Few Images From A Visit To Birdworld Farnham

Had a good visit to this establishment and thought I would share some of the images with you.

Image 1 - Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)...
Forum: Foto Fair 16th March 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,988
Posted By PeterD
Re: Another very rare visitor to Langstone Harbour

Thank you John for your reply:)

I have used the E5 at various ISO's and found that the output is pretty clean up to about ISO 800. Other settings I use by default is to reduce the exposure by 1/3...
Forum: Foto Fair 6th March 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,390
Posted By PeterD
Re: Guess who are back

Thanks Chevvy. I guess that means you will be over soon:). Give me a shout when you do.
Forum: Foto Fair 2nd March 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 876
Posted By PeterD
Langstone Aggregates Wharf

Langstone harbour remains a relatively quiet waterway with little in the way of commercial activity. The exceptions are two Aggregates terminals, one on Portsea Island and the other in the Hermitage...
Forum: Foto Fair 26th February 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By PeterD
Meadow Pipit

While out on my walk this morning on Southmoor, I spotted this bird perched on the barbed wire fence.

Meadow Pipits can easily be distinguished from other 'brown jobs' with their very long hind...
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