A FEW SHOTS BETWEEN THE SHOWERS

 

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We are getting the usual kind of showery weather here, and it’s a bit of a challenge to sneak a few photos between the showers while also avoiding getting myself and my camera wet. But here  are a few attempts I made in the Ballyferriter area of the Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry.

 

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Many more photos of this area can be seen on my Photos of the Dingle Peninsula category on my website:

http://www.helene-brennan.com/c25–photos-of-dingle-peninsula

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SILVER ATLANTIC

One cloudy evening on my local beach in Ballyferriter, Dingle Peninsula, the tide was high and the water was calm, with no swell or breaking waves and the remnants of light in the sky cast a silvery light on the gently moving Atlantic Ocean.

 

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Photos and paintings of The Wild Atlantic on my website:

http://www.helene-brennan.com/tag/wild+atlantic+way

EVEN THE BIRDS LIKE TO PLAY

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On a recent beach walk I came upon these gulls appearing to play a little game on the water.  I was fascinated by their behaviour as I had never noticed anything quite like it before. The water was  fairly calm with occasional gentle waves rising and breaking on the shore. They sat on the water with their backs to the waves waiting for the wave to break, whereupon they flew up in the air and then immediately dropped after the wave had broken and passed on.  They repeated this several times as I watched them.

They could have positioned themselves further back where they would rise and fall gently on the waves, but they seemed to prefer to be at the precise position where the waves broke.

To adopt a more logical view, they may have been intending to catch some little fish in the breaking wave.  That’s what I originally thought they would be doing, but they appeared to be making no attempt to dive into the water.

Either a bad fishing day – no fish, or they really were just playing and enjoying the heatwave at the time.

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WEST KERRY SUNSETS (4)

More pictures of one of the wonders of the west of Ireland.  These photos were taken on Cosán na nEighe, a coastal walk next to Clogher Beach, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry. Loads more photos of this area on my website:

http://www.helene-brennan.com/c25-dingle-peninsula-photos

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Thanks for visiting my blog. I hope you enjoy the photos. If you like sunsets please check out my previous posts of West Kerry Sunsets.

A SPRING DAY

It was blooming cold today, considering it’s a Spring day in March. Some of the country is covered in unseasonal snow, and the Dingle Peninsula has a smattering of it on high ground, like here below on Mount Brandon. I braved the cold to take my camera for a walk. Here are some photos taken on Ballyferriter Beach, Béal Bán, and some others in the countryside nearby.

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