Tuesday, 24 January 2012

A walk through the park

Male and female blackbird,

Wood pigeon

Woodpeckers bore hole in a dead tree trunk  most probable had a nest in it .

perfectly circular hole

Saw another Nuthatch today ,

a preening wood pigeon 

honey bees on the mohonia flower

The stone Gorsedd Circle looks as though it has stood in the park near the river forever  it was constructed for the National Eisteddfod (which was held in Newtown in 1965) 

to the centre of the circle of stones the bards plinth, 
 where a carved chair is placed. The eisteddfod is traced In 1176 CE the Lord Rhys, ruler of all Wales called together the Bards from around ...best of the Bards have gathered together to find the one deserving of the Chair
rook in the park,

rooks on the  church lightning conductor,

Fungi on a dead tree stump.

rabbit in the church yard,

we even have mushrooms still growing

jackdaw and the herring gull

1 comment:

  1. It is amazing that a woodpecker can make such a perfect hole. Lots of great little bits and pieces here. A nice walk, I would say. The stones are interesting, even if more recent history.