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    A July morning on the Wicklow hills...

    Inspired by willie_gunn's fantastic photographs, I dug out the camera and went up on the hills for a ramble. Our season doesn't start till September, so it's always nice during the off season to stretch the legs and have a look around. I saw 3 peregrine falcons, a hen harrier and a few deer...



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    Last edited by Glen of Imaal; 27-07-2015 at 12:30.

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    Lovely stuff - I do love the contrast between the rich redness of their coats and the landscape behind. You've taken some cracking photos there, and I particularly like the last one.
    O wad some Power the giftie gie us to see oursels as ithers see us!

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    Thanks guys, it was a lovely morning to be out.

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    I've yet to see a Sika in the wild, so it's a real education seeing those photos
    O wad some Power the giftie gie us to see oursels as ithers see us!

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    great pictures

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    Cracking photos and braw looking Sika you've got there Ross. ..........well done

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    Thanks Scott, it was a lovely morning to be out, it's been a pretty hectic last few months so it was nice to get out for a wander.

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    Thanks willie_gunn. I think they are beautiful animals but I am a bit biased towards Sika...
    We must address that lack of familiarity with them some time. A mutual friend, 243 varmint, is coming over in November to hopefully solve that very problem himself.
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    Great photos I love sika especially in in a hot pan with a little oil

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