Thursday, 20 November 2014

GOOD FENCES - Bird Group Walk to Helen's Tower (Part 1)

A week ago my bird group when out into the fog however undaunted we were sure we would find birds.  We walked up a lane towards Helen’s Tower so today I am showing you half of the shots and tomorrow you will see the rest of them.  At the beginning we noticed someone had put bird seed on the path and we stood for ages watching all the Tits, Finches and Robins coming down to feed.









Our three bird musketeers walking into the fog!


 I am showing you this because these men were the ones leaving bird seed on the paths.  In fact they walk this path every day and not only left bird seed but hung feeder up with fat bags all along the route.



You can see there are still leaves,
 in fact some green leaves on the Beech trees still.  





 We also found some lovely Fungi.








Now this fence does look a bit uninteresting.  The orange tubing was on top of wire so the horses would not hurt themselves.  However if you look, at my blog tomorrow, you will see what I saw in the tubing!!!


 I liked this bit of straw attached to the barbed wire.


These are two of the horses but again, if you visit tomorrow you will see the shots I was trying to get with the horses. 




This is a new wall that they have built fronting a car park at the oldest Inn in Ireland.  it is a tiny village 2  miles from my home called Crawfordsburn.


Lastly a lovely gate again in the Crawfordsburn village.

I hope you enjoyed this mixture of shots today and I am linking this post to 
GOOD FENCES.  

I hope you will look in tomorrow to see the second half of this post.


Thank you for visiting and  also to those who leave comments

38 comments:

  1. Better shots than I would have expected from a murky day.

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  2. when I think of fences I think of wood, strength, but some people will use just about anything and make it work!! a beautiful variety of images today, I really liked the last gate!!!

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  3. Great pictures, Margaret. I can't even pick my favorite, but the first one is really outstanding.

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  4. Wow, some interesting fences here, the fog about the photos is quite magical, it lends of softness to each one. Lovely horses and birds, you have mastered your lens again to share for us! Thank you.

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  5. I do want to come back tomorrow to see what is in the orange tubing. These are gorgeous shots, Margaret, each and every one. Thank you for taking us along.

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  6. Marvelous photos. How very caring of those men to feed the birds on their walk. Beautiful horses and particularly enjoyed the one of them in the foggy shot. Pretty birds!

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  7. nice place at the end. i liked the fungi and the dampness. really liked the horses in the fog. thanks, margaret!

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  8. I absolutely love the foggy atmosphere in your shots. Beautiful landscapes and wildlife images.

    Mersad
    Mersad Donko Photography

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  9. A very good mixed bag of interesting pics. Love the shots of all the glorious Fungi. Horses are a favorite of mine. I specially like the horses in the fog. MB

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  10. I certainly did enjoy your pictures and loved the fog and all it's mysterious intrigue.

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  11. Pretty little birds. I love the horses in the mist shot.
    ~

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  12. Beautiful series of photographs Margaret.
    It is overcast, the whole week to see no sun here too.
    Best regards, Irma

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  13. So lovely! Thanks for sharing your beautiful walk.

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  14. all your images are so pretty Margaret and a wonderful selection of fences but my very favorite is the b&w horses in the fog.

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  15. Margaret, this is such a gorgeous series of photos!

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  16. I love the soft mystery of fog. And those funghi are stunning.

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  17. You're right, it's a good week for fog. I particularly like the monochrome.

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  18. Beautiful pictures! Hard to pick a favorite one all of them are so pretty. We still have leaves on the trees in my town, and some of them are green too.

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  19. What a beautiful line-up of photos - you outdid yourself! Thank you for sharing these.

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  20. Outstanding post today. Loved that first shot and how it was framed. Some great fences and gates, neat horses, lovely leaves and fabulous fungi. Very enjoyable visit.

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  21. Hi Margaret,
    These are beautiful scenes and I thank you for sharing them with all of us.
    I love the Ivy-Framed picture the most, followed by the ones of the fog, if I may be permitted picking favorites.
    The horses are very happy looking - in my opinion!
    The orange tube fence has given me some ideas for feeding the dogs' water-bowl in the pen, from upstairs deck.
    The Collie makes my Bobtail a bit jealous, or so claims Shaggy :)
    Peace :)

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  22. wow fantastic shots and fences

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  23. what a cool area. i love the fog. very mysterious. i enjoy the little birds. such character. ( :

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  24. You've got some fine fences here..Love the barbed one with straw...

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  25. My, you outdid yourself this time. A great and interesting feature on so many pretty things. Thanks for your visit.

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  26. Wonderful foggy shots in the beautiful countryside. Love the framing in the first photo.

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  27. I love that fungi... And the horses. I like seeing the fence covered.

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  28. What a delightful 'tour' you shared today! Lovely framing around your first image. I enjoyed all the birds, fences, and horses. How nice of those men to distribute bird seed. :)

    Thanks for stopping by to comment on my 'Starling-encrusted' fence. :D

    Lindy

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  29. A beautiful walk! Just beautiful! Love the trees, the birds, the horses...the fungi! It's all so gorgeous! And that fence at the oldest Inn is wonderful!

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  30. What a great walk/hike you all had. I love FOG ---and your pictures are terrific... Love it when people leave seed and feeders along the way for the birds... Looks like there is some Fall still hanging on in your area. Our Fall is almost GONE.

    Thanks for sharing your beautiful hike....
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  31. Wow, so many nice images, could not decide which is my favorite. All great shots! Looking forward to tomorrow's post.

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  32. So many great pictures to choose from but I think I'm partial to the horses in the fog.

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  33. Lots of great scenery around a variety of fences. I love those colorful trees.

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  34. The first mushroom shot looks like a very tasty variety we have here in Japan..............

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  35. LOVE shots one and five!
    Of course all are wonderful but those two draw me in.

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  36. Many beautiful images. I like the fungI! :)

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  37. Dearest Margaret; Gorgeous photographs of the nature and the fence from the walk with the group♡♡♡ Wish to see the horses p:-)

    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

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