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Bury St Edmunds, Abbey Gardens

Discussion in 'Nature' started by MilkshakeFiend, May 23, 2012.

  1. MilkshakeFiend

    MilkshakeFiend Mu-43 Regular

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    May 18, 2012
    Salford, Manchester
    Myles
    Here are some of the better shots I got on what I hoped would be a lovely sunny day - but turned out to be overcast, yet again.

    On the way into the gardens...

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    Some of the ruins of the abbey (circa 1050) and the 'modern' cathedral in the background (circa 1500) I used to eat lunch under that tree!

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    I spied this chappie as I was walking towards the actual gardens

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    He was engrossed in his lunch

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    VERY engrossed. He let me get quite close.

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    He scampered off when he was finished, either to find more food - or possibly a lady squirrel.

    P5216836 by MilkshakeFiend, on Flickr

    Nope - More food. A squirrel after my own heart (and belly)

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    An admonishing glance from another of the garden's occupants

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    This one was mainly to see what my Canon 50mm f1.8 was capable of

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    I also spotted someone familiar...

    P5216791 by MilkshakeFiend, on Flickr

    ...who then came over to say hello again! I'm annoyed that I missed the focus on this one though.

    P5216785 by MilkshakeFiend, on Flickr

    Clearly still not satiated!

    P5216692 by MilkshakeFiend, on Flickr

    Apparently the birds like to pose, too.

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    Checking out who's around

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    Very relaxed around cameras

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    And finally the gatehouse on the way out

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  2. pcake

    pcake Mu-43 Regular

    187
    May 3, 2010
    great pics, and i love the squirrel :)