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Oystercatcher In The Car Park

Oystercatcher In The Car Park

Oystercatcher in a busy car park

Oystercatcher in a busy car park

In a busy car park at the Highland Wildlife Park in the Cairngorms, sits an oystercatcher on her eggs.

Her ‘nest’ is just a scrape in the ground – with a convenient stone for her to rest her beak against.

There were cars coming in and out and she never moved – just concentrated on the important job she was doing.

Technical

1/500 second at f7.1 Nikon D7000 with…

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At first, people thought it was a phantom spilled over from dreams…  #edinburgh View high resolution

At first, people thought it was a phantom spilled over from dreams… #edinburgh

Food for the animals at Gorgie City Park in Edinburgh - fruit, vegetables, spaghetti, bread, daffodils… View high resolution

Food for the animals at Gorgie City Park in Edinburgh - fruit, vegetables, spaghetti, bread, daffodils…

Go Here Watch This Join In Idealist.org

Go Here Watch This Join In Idealist.org http://wp.me/s2RNe-idealist

Idealist.org/March11

I have joined this. This is a way to connect and do things that respect people and engender freedom and dignity.

It gives me the promise of an opportunity to bring to fruition something I want to do – plant trees with people.

It would give me great pleasure to think that at least one person joined in as a result of this post.

:-)

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Have You Seen The New Chat Box in WP.com

Have You Seen The New Chat Box in WP.com

I just got a message in a little Chatbox in the bottom corner of my Admin page.

And the person on the other end asked whether there was anything they could help me with.

So I ask who the person is.

Of course, I pretty much know it is someone from WordPress. And I am feeling slightly uptight.

And the reason for that is that sometimes WP seems to decide things that a lot of WP bloggers aren’t too…

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Noisy Washrooms

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The Decibel Meter app from FutureApps samples noises and tells you what the decibel(dB) level is.

The Center For Hearing and Communication Noise states that noise levels are measured in decibels, or dB for short. The higher the decibel level, the louder the noise. Sounds that are louder than 85 dB can cause permanent hearing loss. The hearing system can be injured not only by a loud blast or…

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Inspectlet, KissMetrics, and WordPress.com Privacy

Inspectlet, KissMetrics, and WordPress.com Privacy http://wp.me/s2RNe-privacy

First of all, a photo – because I like to put one in every post. It has nothing to do with what follows.

Here's Looking At Ewe, Kid

Here’s Looking At Ewe, Kid

It was a post by TimeThief on how to keep your blog safe that go me looking around my WordPress Dashboard.

Timethief explains how you can force an https connection to the WordPress Dashboard. I wasn’t aware of that, so it was a useful tip.

As I say, it prompted me to…

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