Thank you Filey Bird Observatory

Them there lovely folks!

In the slightly odd world I live in and sometimes interface between different realities…  I was having a blood transfusion t’other day ready for a next treatment. Takes about 3 hours. As I had been difficult to pin down, representation was sent from Filey Bird Obs and associated friends to deliver a gift. Quite why is till a little beyond me. However the gift was very gratefully received amidst a teary- eyed blubber of thankfulness.

Really you guys messed up my mascara and everything. It is such a blessing. Only one problem…Audubon 10 (1 of 1)

The gift is huge. It’s a book and is far and away the biggest book I have ever owned. It’s really a display book, so it’s is currently on display. Each day I can flick through the pages and let them settle on a favourite.

So Filey and friends- THANK YOU!! I love it. It is stunning. Thought I would share a bit with you:

Here it is next to my parabolic reflector on a rather large dining room table.

Audubon 11 (1 of 1)

 

Featuring beautiful images of the Birding Frontiers logo: The Marsh Hawk

Marsh Hawk  (1 of 1)

 

Full page colour like these Pied-billed Grebes

Audubon 6 (1 of 1)

 

Love this female Green-winged Teal with Garganeyish face pattern- spot on 🙂

Audubon 7 (1 of 1)

 

Is this a southern Black Guillemots or Mandt’s? (see Challenge series: WINTER!)

Audubon 9 (1 of 1)

 

Lots of pretty little black and white vignettes with the text like next to these Bobolink

Audubon 5 (1 of 1)

 

Ivory-billed Woodpecker for people like Martin Collinson

Ivory billed Woodpecker 2 (1 of 1)

 

and finally I think my friends in Arctic Norway will like this one:

Audubon 8 (1 of 1)

 

Did I say it clearly enough? You are a blessing Filey… dudes. Thank you very much.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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