Monday, 11 June 2012

IT RAINED TODAY....







.....nonstop for the whole bl...y day!!


I took a few photographs of the poor soaking wet birds that have been visiting my garden feeders.


Not very good photographs, I hasten to add, as double glazed windows, the rain and the resulting bad light all add up to high ISO settings and therefore very grainy photographs. 

Still, I guess, it was something to keep me occupied while I was sitting...watching...the rain...raining...all day!!  


male  Blackbird

female  Blackbird

Collared Dove

Robin


Starling

And life must go on whatever the weather... a just fledged House Sparrow gets a feed.


And it's still raining!!


14 comments:

Bob Bushell said...

Yep, it's still raining over here as well. Beauty is for all, whether its big or small, wet or dry, I love 'em.

ShySongbird said...

Poor things! Wet, wet, wet :-( It's been at it all day here too Trevor. They just said on the tv we have had a months rain in 24 hours. It'll be the longest day soon and we've had nothing you can really call Spring or Summer, it's so depressing!

Well done with the photos, it is so difficult in these conditions.

Lovely to see all the sunny Odonata on the previous post. I have only seen one damsel all year!!! Can you tell I'm p..d off?!

The Herald said...

You're right Bob nature is beautiful and I'm glad that I can appreciate it...even when it's soaked through!!..lol...[;o)

holdingmoments said...

Been 'orrendous here too. Gotta feel sorry for the wildlife.
Great shots, despite the conditions; and that poor old Collared Dove looks a right mess lol

The Herald said...

Thanks Jan.
I think we might have had enough rain now, it's time for a bit of sunshine...then we could complain about how hot it is..lol...[;o)

The Herald said...

Thanks Keith, All the regulars seem to have recovered and are looking fit and well this morning. and it's not raining..yet!!...[;o)

NatureStop said...

Greetings from Oman!!Just stopped to say that your rainy bird shots are amazing!!!Have a great day!

Shantana

The Herald said...

Shantana, Greetings to you all in Oman and thanks for stopping by...Do you want some rain, we've got plenty?...lol

Thank you for your kind comments...[;o)

Andrew said...

It's not been too bad in Manchester... which is really against the norm. Your images are fantastic Trevor.

The Herald said...

Thanks Andrew...[;o)

Mark said...

Love the Robin , with his tuft of soggy feathers above the beak :-)

The Herald said...

Hi Mark. I'm glad to say that they all recovered and were looking at their best the following morning...[;o)

Roy said...

They look pretty good to me Trevor, the photographs that is.
If you were out in the rain you would look like that as well.{:))

The Herald said...

Thanks Roy. Yeh, I often do!!...[;o)