Travels to the Camargue with Olympus

Originally posted on Dennis Furnell – The Nature Man:
Last year my wife, who shares the same birthday as me, arranged a surprise visit to the Camargue, an immense salt marsh that forms the Delta of the River Rhone on the southern coast of France.  Having circumnavigated the hurdles and minor irritations of Ryanair (Mr O’Leary’s winged money collecting system), we landed at Nimes and… Continue reading Travels to the Camargue with Olympus

Trip to Hayling Island with Olympus

Originally posted on Dennis Furnell – The Nature Man:
Hayling Island with Olympus OM-DE-M1X Camera and ED 300F.4 Pro Lens I’m a keen photographer with a huge library and over the years have owned several makes of camera equipment with a few breaks, usually due to lack of funds. When I had to buy some photographs to illustrate my very first book, The Country Book… Continue reading Trip to Hayling Island with Olympus

Sounds of spring grow more varied as season advances

Originally posted on Our Fine Feathered Friends:
Photo by Bryan Stevens • Former common name rufous-sided towhee became Eastern towhee, which is far less descriptive of the bird’s appearance. In spring, male towhees become persistent singers. Listen for their “drink-your-tea” song as the males perch on elevated branches and twigs. The sounds of spring surround us from sunrise to sunset with much of this seasonal… Continue reading Sounds of spring grow more varied as season advances

Adam Lavigne on Instagram: “The Brazilian Raintree from yesterday’s Facebook livestream. Repotted, pruned, wired. #bonsai #bonsaitree #bonsaiart #bonsailovers…”

View this post on Instagram The Brazilian Raintree from yesterday's Facebook livestream. Repotted, pruned, wired. #bonsai #bonsaitree #bonsaiart #bonsailovers #tropicalbonsai A post shared by Adam Lavigne (@adamaskwhy_bonsai) on Apr 4, 2020 at 5:36pm PDT Continue reading Adam Lavigne on Instagram: “The Brazilian Raintree from yesterday’s Facebook livestream. Repotted, pruned, wired. #bonsai #bonsaitree #bonsaiart #bonsailovers…”