Wednesday, April 27, 2016

27/04/2016 Out for a walk around the local farming area.

Maximum temperature 13C, minimum 0C.  29 km/h NE wind. Dry.
All photos taken with the little Samsung L201
This must be a very special tree to be allowed to stay standing in a large ploughed field.

Wheat.

Sheep

Barn Swallows (I think)

The local château.

Dam with a couple of horses on the far side.

Walking through the woods.

Possibly a frog hopper - not totally convinced! 

Think this is a pearl-bordered fritillary, but if anyone can confirm I will be grateful.  Wish I had been carrying the Nikon!

A herd of calves.

Man at work.

Lupins, such a pretty crop.

8 comments:

  1. So beautiful.. so picturesque ... I would love to stay in the chateau..

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    1. Thanks for your visit and comment Krishna. We stayed in a château last year when we travelled a little further North for a few days, quite an experience :-) Have a good day Diane

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  2. I agree - lupins are a really pretty crop.

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    1. Lupins and rape certainly beat maize and wheat :-) Keep well Diane

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  3. I think they are going to be Barn Swallows - if not, look out for lots of birdwatchers to turn up!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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    1. Thanks Stewart, I am always wary when I cannot see the bird properly and then I get told off for a wrong identification!! I am not so sure sometimes even when I can see them! Cheers Diane

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  4. I love to see the vast ploughed fields and the field filled with wheat and lupins. Great pictures.

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    1. Thanks Nancy, we have beautiful countryside here as well as lovely villages with much history. Diane

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