Tag Archives: Photographic adventures in Northern Ireland

BIRD PHOTOGRAPHY IN JULY AT CARLINGFORD LOUGH

Carlingford lough
In our last post, we shared our walk around the coastal town of Carlingford. However, the main purpose of our visit was to do some bird photography in July at Carlingford lough. The shoreline of the lough near to Carlingford village is designated as both a Special Area of Conservation under the EU Habitats Directive and an EU Special Protection Area that safeguards and maintains the habitats of migratory birds. It is part of the Natura 2000 network of protected areas and listed under the Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance.

For me this puts Carlingford on a par with my beloved Manawatu Estuary back home in New Zealand.

The First Day of Spring

This is the first post for my new series What has Boney Whitefoot been up to lately?
I will try and post in my blog more regularly and hopefully those that read my posts will continue to enjoy reading about our photographic adventures in Northern Ireland.

Last Wednesday morning, the first official day of spring, Rosie and I woke to a wonderfully fine day and decided to explore a stretch of river in our local area in County Armagh.
We had not visited this spot before, but we had studied the area online and we anticipated an exciting day ahead of us.
We packed our lunch, leapt into the car, zoomed off heading north and 20minutes later we arrived at our destination.

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