Yesterday the park was a favoured destination for local eclipse-watchers. Several groups of people were present and a real spirit of shared experience prevailed. I was able to see the eclipse through one kind gentleman's special glasses and I brought along my own pinhole camera set up.
At the height of the eclipse, the park was bathed in a metallic twilight. The birds carried on singing and feeding as normal though.
Here's to the next eclipse on the park!
Added by Des Bowring on March 21, 2015 at 9:00 — No Comments
Although the chilly, overcast weather suggested winter was unwilling to relinquish its grip, there were thankfully a few signs of spring. The full list is as follows:
Redwing - about 40 counted. A remarkable count for a small urban park.
Starling - at least 20 seen, often associating with the thrushes
Mistle Thrush - we wondered if there might be 2 pairs in the park and that one individual might have been prospecting for…Continue
Added by Des Bowring on March 15, 2015 at 14:30 — No Comments