Morte Point Walkabout

July 18, 2017

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Mid July on the North Devon coast. The J-Bay event in South Africa is firing during (their) mid winter, temperatures are about the same…… I had an opportunity to watch the three 10s in the morning by Jordy and Julian and as a judge (asperger’s), I’m still trying to put them in order… (Leave comments […]

Camping Lundy Pride

July 8, 2017

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As temperatures soared around the longest day in June (#Joon17) in north Devon, it was too hot to work, too hot to sleep  and too hot to deal with the crowds who has swarmed to the coast in search of some relief from the humid conditions. There was only one option – a last minute […]

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Lundy Puffins

July 3, 2017

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To celebrate #WorldSeabirdDay here’s some pictures of everyones favourite (except for those nut-cases who prefer Storm Petrels); A great Auk: The Lundy Puffin – small in numbers and elusive but a population on the up since the eradication of the black rat from the island. Why is 3rd July #WorldSeabirdDay? It’s because it’s the anniversary […]

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Splendid Shags

July 2, 2017

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I’ve been waiting a life time to write that headline. Following on from the Peregrin encounter here are some magnificent Shags on the west coast of Lundy. One you will see is sitting on several white eggs, surely just about to pop. For those of us having difficulty differentiating between Shags and Cormorants here’s some […]

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Peregrine encounter on Lundy

June 30, 2017

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It was a spur of the moment trip prompted by the stinking hot mid-June heat wave. The thought was ‘at least there will be a breeze on Lundy’, although this proved to be no exactly true. At least the voyage across on the Oldenberg was very pleasant. Last minute booking meant camping, which was a […]

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#Joon17

June 2, 2017

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Is it June already? I invite you to a #projeck to take a photo every day in June and publish it. Hashtag #Joonprojeck and lets see if we can learn a bit, have fun and make some images that show June what she is: The most wonderful month to be alive in the northern hemisphere: […]

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PS (Puffins & Sika)

May 27, 2017

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Postscript to the May Lundy trip are these photos of Puffins & Sika deer taken with the Long Tom. The long tom is my Canon 600mm f4 weighting in at nearly 5 ½ kilos, it is virtually impossible to hand hold except for short periods and although it is bitingly sharp is a class one, […]

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