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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 25th September, 2021)

Air Travel


Air Travel
Almost back to normal.

Photo: Anne  (Leica C-Lux 3)
Views: 1,934

Comment by: alan porter on 25th September 2021 at 02:43

I count eight flights over there. How close are you to an airport ?

Comment by: Wigginlad on 25th September 2021 at 05:54

O -X fancy a game of Noughts and Crosses anyone. Great photo Anne

Comment by: Mick on 25th September 2021 at 07:29

I like to look up at these contrails, and then see where they are heading by looking at https://www.flightradar24.com/SHT7J/29467cd3
Anne that's a big bird on that pole,looks a lot bigger then a crow.

Comment by: PeterP on 25th September 2021 at 07:37

Anne about 10=00pm every night we hear two planes going overhead we presume going into land at Manchester. We have enjoyed the peace and quiet of the empty skies during the pandemic.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 25th September 2021 at 07:40

Very nice, Anne.

Well done you.

Comment by: Elizabeth on 25th September 2021 at 08:29

Good photo Anne,I have to say we do seem to have had more blue,clear skies without so much air travel.

Comment by: Veronica on 25th September 2021 at 08:43

Some will be rejoicing - I think it's still too soon - I won't be flying off just yet. I like the sky without the trails ..

Comment by: irene roberts on 25th September 2021 at 08:48

That's a very atmospheric photo. I like the way the damp tiled roof and the overhead leaves form a picture-frame for the criss-cross web of trails from the planes.

Comment by: janet on 25th September 2021 at 09:04

good photo of contrils anne

Comment by: Maureen on 25th September 2021 at 09:10

I just love all the beautiful colours in the sky..as Elizabeth says,there hasn't been as much pollution so everything seems much clearer..thank you Anne.

Comment by: Poet on 25th September 2021 at 09:47

Sky a polished opal scoured by planes but mostly cirrus cloud up there I think . The hawk roosting is the highlight for me . A grand picture Anne . Photo of the month (so far)

Comment by: retep1949 on 25th September 2021 at 11:40

It’s the weathermen putting up the isobars again.

Comment by: Edna on 25th September 2021 at 13:40

Great photo Anne, but I liked the clear blue sky, and no traffic sound in March 2020.The first lockdown. Very Peaceful and no pollution.

Comment by: Carolaen on 25th September 2021 at 14:12

Mick it might be a buzzard as they love perching on posts.. When we moved to Somerset 25 years ago they were quite rare but we see them all the time now.

Comment by: Dennis Seddon on 25th September 2021 at 15:19

Excellent photo Anne, beautiful colours well captured.

Comment by: Anne on 25th September 2021 at 17:54

Could very well be a buzzard. As Carolaen says plenty about. Picture taken approx 7-30 am 17th Sept. According to my airband information book is an ATC area known to aircraft as Mersi for incoming traffic to/from Manchester, western approaches, from the east it is Rossen.

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