Rising Sun Country Park ~ November 2017 ~ part 1

Although Autumn was just about over, and the temperature wasn’t that great, Sophie and I decided to wrap up warm and go for a walk around the Rising Sun Country park. There’s 162 hectares ofย nature reserve with ponds, woodlands and extensive grasslands; a farm and Countryside Centre, so we figured there’d be enough to point our cameras at. ย No history lessons today, just a gentle walk to see what Mother Nature leaves for us when summer is over.

setting off down the leafy path


our first wildlife encounter


on the blue trail




landing gear engaged


got all my ducks in a row


Autumn Falling


Donkey Duo


Red Berry Parade


Horses at Home


Until we meet again


Back to the future part III


half way round and there we’ll stop and have a rest, before continuing further afield, stay tooned ๐Ÿ™‚




Categories: Adventures, animals, autumn, birds, Farm animals, Fuji, FujiX-T2, landscape, macro, nature, photography, uncategorised, wildlifeTags: , , , , , , , , , , ,


  1. Love the ducks in a row, and donkeys are always cute!
    All great shots though.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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  2. I have never heard of Rising Sun Country Park, but I can see that I should have done. Enjoyed the captions almost as much as the fab photos – though sad flowers, presumably someone’s favourite place.

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  3. Your wildlife encounters are so cute and adorable, FR! Excellent impressions as always.

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  4. These are marvelous, calming photos, Fraggle. Thank you for sharing them — because after the meeting I just got out of, believe me, I needed calming! o_O Hugs.

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  5. Haha loved that Back to the future part III caption ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚
    I haven’t taken a walk in nature in like forever…this is a great reminder that I really need to do that again very soon. Beautiful post, and highly relaxing and calming as well ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š

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  6. Fraggle Rocking caught my attention, over on ‘a bit about Britain.’ Love your photographic flair. I’ll be back. ๐Ÿ™‚


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  7. I love that picture of the horse looking over the fence. Great shots, as always ๐Ÿ™‚

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  8. Great shots! I love the gull just before landing – it almost looks like it’s walking on water.

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  9. Excellent mood and tones ๐Ÿ™‚

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  10. I loved the ducks in a row, but I’m angry about the flowers in plastic packaging. The photos are excellent as always.

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  11. I really enjoyed viewing Sophie and yours nature walk!๐Ÿ˜ I LOVED your captions! LOL ๐Ÿ˜‚ I love these shots and ze animals!๐Ÿ˜Š

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  12. How did you get the ducks to pose for that shot? Haha

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  13. Pretty, looks like a nice walk. I love the in-your-face horse shot.

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  14. The soft contrast (difused blacks?) give to the colors a nice mood, the portrait in the second photography is very cute. ^_^

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