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How time flys. Ican't believe it has been so long since I last posted here. I am sure the years get shorter as you get older.
I was fortunate enough to return to the Danube Delta in Romania in May for a week of photography. Its an amazing place! This year I spent the entire week in the Delta based at Mila 23 and a new area which has recently opened on the Ukraine border near Periprava known as Ultima Frontiera (the Last Frontier).
If anyone is interested there is a complete day by day account on my
blog but thought I would post a selection from the first few days of the trip. I will do another post with a selection from the latter half which includes some interesting encounters with European Golden Jackals.
Common Terns in Battle
and at the end of the day.
Glossy Ibis in some evening light
Calling Red-necked Grebe
and a relax Great-crested Grebe.
A new species for me, the Ferruginous Duck
Kingfisher return with catch of the day to the nest
Little Egret lift-off
Pygmy Cormorant in the evening
Young Purple Heron amongst the water mint.
The most common heron in the delta, the beautiful Squacco Heron.
and with amphibian breakfast
Also very common, The Night Heron.
A few pelicans to finish which are the White and rare Dalmatian varities.
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