Sunday, 13 September 2015

Plotting their escape


The swallows were gathering on the telephone wires, no doubt beginning to plot their escape to warmer and sunnier climes. Who can blame them? It's a ritual that has been going on for hundreds of years but I have seen a huge reduction, in my lifetime, in the numbers of birds. I can only hope that the migration will still be witnessed when my granddaughters are nearing retirement.

(No doubt my friend, the snowbird - Naples and Hartford in Season - is also plotting his escape to warmer and sunnier climes. Who can blame him either? If you've never visited his blog, take a look. Jack takes some great portraits, as well as showing interesting photos of the north and south of the USA - depending on the season.)

3 comments:

  1. It 's nice to see all the different birds passing through but it is sad that it means winter is on its way!

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  2. Your composition is so lovely here. Enjoyed your recent blog posts too.

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  3. There is certainly a convention going on there!

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