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RSPB Saltholme

By oldgreyheron      
After a week of struggling with a very heavy head cold and sinus problems it was great to feel well enough by mid afternoon today to get out for a short time. I went to the new RSPB wildlife reserve on Saltholme marsh on the North side of the Tees estuary to pick up some binoculars that I had ordered last weekend.

The place is starting to look impressive although there is still much work to do.

I think this image captures the quirky mix that is wildlife on the Tees estuary - water and space, an industrial skyline and now some impressive new building and provision for access.

Have a good weekend! Mike

Tags: Birds Protection Royal The Of For Architecture Rspb Society Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature Tees estuary Saltholme marsh

Voters: jayjay52, PeelNStick, TyChee and 25 more

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PeelNStick 16 4 United States
13 Feb 2009 6:55PM
Nice scene.
Briwooly 15 454 6 England
13 Feb 2009 7:05PM
Like this Mike great light and a super sky

gwood 12 2 England
13 Feb 2009 7:22PM
Excellent image..
GlynnisFrith 14 23 3 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2009 9:09PM
We saw there was going to be a new reserve there when we passed last November did not know it had been finished, we will have to go back some time

nice light in the sky
DolphinLady 14 54 1 Wales
13 Feb 2009 11:16PM
That is an amazing sky Mike, & like how you have caught the reflections in those lovely windows.
This looks as if it's going to be a wonderful place.
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
14 Feb 2009 5:33AM
A well composed inage, Mike. Glad you are feeling a little better. Carol
GeorgeRusky 15 1 4
14 Feb 2009 9:35AM
Hi Mike
Excellent collection of latest images!
All the very best on the VD to you!
TonyFrith 13 3 6 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2009 8:00AM
Great light , glad to know its now open
15 Feb 2009 8:44PM
Like this, OGH like yourself been full of illness myself and most of the famiily too, the sky is great.
cheers Mick.
brownsilent 14 7 2 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2009 6:49PM
Nicely composed, such a great sky - looks cold!

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