Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Backlit bulrushes




Sometimes the birding can get stodgy - little is on show, you seem to be watching the same birds, inspiration is in short supply - and at times like these you grab at anything that excites. This morning found me squelching through the mud at Holmethorpe, a little bit jaded, when I came across the Bulrush bed at Spynes Mere. It was a delight on the eye, the backlit bulrush heads revealing cotton-wool edges to the cigar shaped tops. All that was missing was a feeding Penduline Tit...

2 comments:

bob smith said...

Hi Steve
Beautiful photographs of bulrushes -I could see the intricate patterning evolving
into one of your paintings.

Bob

Steve Gale said...

Thanks Bob. That thought had crossed my mind as well! Hope all is well with you.