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A lovely day today

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

It was such a beautiful warm day today that we went for a walk to the lake.

With temperatures soaring for this time of year, most people were in shirt sleeves and or cardigans. It was very busy.
The birds were taking it easy.

There were some beautiful Michaelmas daisies

Some birds were sleeping in the shade of the Weeping Willows

The Egyptian geese were waiting to be fed

The cygnets spied us and were coming

All the birds were hungry

The cygnets like to get up close and personal.

Its the first time for several years we have had signets on the lake. They are almost full size now. There are 6 babies altogether.

With an adult swan.

The sky is so blue with little fluffy clouds

The Island and the boats

Adrian walking

I will put the rest of the photos on tomorrow as there are rather a lot. This is half way round the lake.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
KNAUGHT61 10/11/2013 8:14AM

    You are so lucky to live near such a beautiful place. And Ellen, you are such a good photographer and your descriptions are wonderful! Thank you, it's like I took a mini vacation just looking at them. Love Kathleen

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CHERIRIDDELL 10/10/2013 12:39AM

    Gorgeous photos Ellen ,thank you for sharing !

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TXGRANDMA 10/8/2013 11:38PM

    Beautiful photos of a gorgeous lake. Looks like it was a gorgeous day and everyone was enjoying it! emoticon

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HICKOK-HALEY 10/8/2013 11:32PM

    What a beautiful day indeed. Your pictures are fantastic Ellen. I love how the clouds are reflecting in the water. Willows are such interesting trees. Is that one big tree? Or two trees side by side. Beautiful pic. The Signets get to be a good sized birds. Their babies are so cute! emoticon

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KATHRYNLP 10/8/2013 11:02PM

    I really enjoyed your walkway and photos. Maybe you should have a peek at my walk too, this morning. There's Tundra Swans and Eider Ducks on it. emoticon emoticon

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NORASPAT 10/8/2013 10:06PM

    Lovely photos and the Michaelmas Daisies reminded me of my child hood. Our Parish was St Michael's so the church was TOTALLY decorated with them and then the harvest festival foods were put in to the flowers. I just loved to see the Wheat sheaf bread about a yard tall, just about my height. HUGS i am so happy you are back and the pictures are great Thanks, Pat in Maine. emoticon

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MOTLEM 10/8/2013 6:28PM

    emoticon What a lovely place to have a walk. emoticon
I am sure looking forward to seeing the rest of the pics. emoticon emoticon

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LITTLEWIND53 10/8/2013 4:15PM

    Beautiful. Thanks for sharing....

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