Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Hair cut and Birding ?

The other day I had a ride over to see Keith, one of the lads I use to work with. The crack is always good with Keith, and there is always a cup of tea on offer. During our conversation I half jokingly said, "I nearly brought my new dog trimming kit so you could cut my hair", "no need " says He I already have a hair trimmer. Later in the conversation He said "well do you want a hair cut or not?" and 10 minutes later It was all over and a grand job too, so that saved me a few shekels.
      So one cup of tea and a hair cut later, we went outside to see if anything was about on the wildlife front. Not a lot really, so just fired a few shots off of what there was.

High up on Keith's roof there was this Robin .
And a winter plumage Pied Wagtail

It had a yellowish head and no black bib.

And on the log pile one of two Hedge Sparrows flitting about. 
There was also a Wren about but too active to capture with the lens.

And the leaves are still hanging on, this just outside our house.
Thank you for looking in, and now have a look at more gorgeous birds by following the link to Stewarts wild bird Wednesday.  ---  http://paying-ready-attention-gallery.blogspot.co.uk/

13 comments:

  1. Nice to have a friend like that and great photos of all the birds.

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  2. A haircut and pretty bird sightings. Sounds like a fruitful outing. Love the Wagtail and the pretty robin!

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  3. What a great friend he is! I love the robin and the wagtail. Have a lovely day!

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  4. Great shots of birds. Nice variety.

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  5. How very cool to have someone who'll cut your hair for you! Very nice phtos of the pied wagtail too!

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  6. What a fine friend! The little Robin is adorable (much cuter than our Robins)! The plumage of the wagtail is beautiful! Have a great weekend!

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  7. Thank you Tammy, and a big thank you to all of my visitors and your kind comments.
    All the best and take care, Gordon.

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  8. A fine hair cut and the great bird pics all in one visit is a very good day :)

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    1. Thank you for that Pam, and for joining my site. I have put a link to yours in my blog list.
      All the best, Gordon.

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