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henryb

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Slievenaglogh from the Silent Valley
« on: 15:19:21, 29/09/19 »
Saturday's walk saw me drive to my favourite valley in the Mournes, the Silent Valley. Having climbed Slieve Binnian from here a few months ago, I opted for the western route this time to the summit of Slievenaglogh. There are actually two Mourne mountains called Slievenaglogh; this one is the better one. The highlights of the walk are captured at the beginning whilst walking past the reservoir and at the end upon summiting as views open up of the eastern, central and western Mournes. The middle stretch can hardly be recommended as the terrain is marshy underfoot. Total distance was just over 7.25 km.


Moolieve and Binnian:
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Small pond near car park:
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Tree-like reflections:
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First glimpse of Slievenaglogh:
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Coal tit or Marsh tit?
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Slievenaglogh, Doan, Meelbeg:
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The Binnians:
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Slievenagore:
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Eagle and Muck:
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Great gully of Eagle:
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Carlingford Lough and Knockchree:
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Slieve Muck:
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From Carn to Ben Crom:
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Silent Valley and Ben Crom reservoir:
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Bernagh to Slieveloughshannagh:
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Zoom-in on Kilkeel river:
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Doan and Silent Valley reservoir:
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One last look at Slievenaglogh:
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April

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Re: Slievenaglogh from the Silent Valley
« Reply #1 on: 06:45:38, 08/10/19 »
Lovely pics henry  O0
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henryb

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Re: Slievenaglogh from the Silent Valley
« Reply #2 on: 16:08:08, 13/10/19 »
Thanks April O0

ninthace

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Re: Slievenaglogh from the Silent Valley
« Reply #3 on: 17:00:01, 13/10/19 »
Reference birds:  White wagtail or Pied Wagtail  plus juvenile http://files.biolovision.net/www.faune-rhone.org/userfiles/Documents/THE-SEPARATION-OF-WHITE-AND-PIED-WAGTAILS.pdf


Best guess - Pied Wagtail given the one in front.


May have to add the Mountains of Mourne to my bucket list.
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