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Leica BirdBox on the road in Wales

Leica Birdbox Gigrin view
The beautiful countryside of Wales for the second Leica Birdbox Tour.

Leica Birdbox Gigrin kite lots
Gigrin Kite Feeding Station was first stop.

Leica Birdbox Gigrin tower 1
The tower made the perfect place to see the Red Kites.

Leica Birdbox Gigrin kite 1
The Red Kites were right above us!

Leica Birdbox Gigrin kite 2
These are the most stunning of raptors.

Leica Birdbox Gigrin kite 3
Gigrin is one of the very best places to see these birds.

Leica Birdbox Gigrin kite crowd
Lots of people gathered to watch the spectacle.

Leica Birdbox Gigrin tower camera
The tower also proved ideal for snapping some passing kites.

Leica Birdbox Gigrin kite long
As you can see from this lovely shot.

Leica Birdbox Gigrin kite down
At 3pm the kites swooped down to enjoy a free meal.

Leica Birdbox Gigrin donkey
Caption anyone?

Leica Birdbox Gigrin view top only
Not a bad view from the Leica Birdbox.

Dyfi Ospreys Aug 2013
Day two of the Welsh Leica Birdbox tour saw as at the Dyfi Osprey Project.

Leica Birdbox Dyfi prize win 2
Each day, on the Leica Birdbox, we hold a free prize draw for a pair of binoculars.

Leica Birdbox Dyfi prize win 4
Always lovely to make someones day!

Leica Birdbox Dyfi prize win 5
The brand new Leica binoculars were soon in action.

Leica Birdbox Dyfi prize win 3
Runner up prizes of exclusive Leica Polo shirts for two lucky winners.

Leica Birdbox Llandegla dark sky
Next stop Llandegla Forest visitor centre where the rain held off.

Leica Birdbox Llandegla bikers
Very popular with mountain bikers, walkers and birdwatchers.

Leica Birdbox Llandegla dragon
In the land of dragons!

Leica Birdbox Brenig thrush 1
Llyn Brenig Visitor Centre next on the Denbigh Moors.

Leica Birdbox Brenig thrush 2
This juvenile Song Thrush was very confiding by the car park.

Leica Birdbox Pensychnant chicken
Last stop Pensychnant Nature Reserve Conwy, the locals were interested!

Leica Birdbox Pensychnant group
It was good to see plenty of local birders coming along.

Leica Birdbox Pensychnant caterpilla
Not everyone had come to look at binoculars.

Leica Birdbox Pensychnant A and A
Alan R came to pick up his new Leica scope, if he can get his hands on it!

It had been a great tour, meeting so many wonderful people, talking birds, birding and binoculars. We can't wait for our next outing with the Leica Birdbox.


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