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Spectacled Flying Fox or Spectacled Fruit Bat (Pteropus conspicillatus).

Several thousand recently dropped dead from the trees in town centre due to the heatwave.

 

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Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher (Tanysiptera sylvia) has just arrived in Australia from Papua New Guinea

 

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1 hour ago, MariaJ said:

Beautiful photo of The Lions, John.   

 

 

 

Mother Nature and I thank you for the kind words, Maria.

 

The Lions are always an inspiring sight, especially at this time of year when they're covered in snow.

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5 hours ago, gvallee said:

Spectacled Flying Fox or Spectacled Fruit Bat (Pteropus conspicillatus).

Several thousand recently dropped dead from the trees in town centre due to the heatwave.

 

R67HAX.jpg

 

Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher (Tanysiptera sylvia) has just arrived in Australia from Papua New Guinea

 

R67H7N.jpg

 

Beautiful photos. The flying fox looks like a dinosaur! So sad they are suffering so badly from the heatwave.

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Upstream from the more famous High Force in Teesdale is Blea Beck Force near where the Blea Beck enters the river Tees. Co. Durham, UK

 

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So there may be bad weather on the way

and heavy snow every day

you may have the Brexit blues and have holes in your shoes

but do not forget to have a tipple

and smile a little just what my friends below would say.

 

Alan

 

 

 

 

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Taking the Metro into Newcastle I glanced down at the river as we crossed -  sunshine and perfect reflections! Got off at the next stop and walked back to take a series of shots. e.g.

 

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On 13/12/2018 at 00:43, aphperspective said:

Sign on a bank door, no Christmas cash then.:)

 

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Bet there are a few who could have that open quick as a flash.

 

Allan

 

 

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14 hours ago, Starsphinx said:

Thank god I am not the only one who goes out and shoots the hunt

There are nearly five pages of hunt news images from a dozen or so contributors.

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On 12/12/2018 at 10:18, Bryan said:

Upstream from the more famous High Force in Teesdale is Blea Beck Force near where the Blea Beck enters the river Tees. Co. Durham, UK

 

Nice one Bryan. Never an easy subject this one as you're almost always shooting into the sun. Good amount of water coming down as well. One of mine taken in summer conditions:

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