Spain from 7th October to 14th October 2009 Partridge shooting in T-shirts and PE-shoes Picking-up with around 800 birds a day and temperatures of 30C an extraordinary performance by the dogs! What a week!
Journey 7th October 2009
  • Journey Zaragoza Madrid
  • Journey Zaragoza Madrid
  • Journey Zaragoza
    The Dogs
8th October 2009
  • Castillo
  • Castillo
  • Entrance Castillo
  • Surroundings
  • Stables
  • Paddocks
  • Setting up
  • Dunlin
  • Dunlin
  • Grounds
  • Grounds
  • Grounds
  • The Gamekeeper
  • The owner of the shoot
  • Orenda
  • Orenda
  • Orenda
  • At the end of the day
9th October 2009
  • Olive trees
  • Old olive trees
  • Olives
  • "Steadiness"
    Dunlin & Kanya
  • ... more steadiness
    Dunlin & Kanya
  • "Steadiness"
    Dunlin & Phoenix
  • "High Birds"
  • Lis & Panya
  • Nicole & Crest
  • Grounds
  • Look at the number of birds!
  • Nicole & Beaver
  • Grounds
  • Dunlin, Kanya, Phoenix
  • Crest
  • Grounds
  • Orenda, Phoenix, Dunlin
  • Phoenix during the drive
  • Beaters
  • Orenda during the drive
  • Tarn - look what I've found!
  • Sanna with a wounded partridge
10th October 2009 - no shooting for our Labradors - a day off
  • The village
  • Castillo viejo - the old castle
  • Castle ruins & River
  • Rio - the river
  • Rocks & Water
  • A welcome cooling off
  • Kanya
  • Crest
  • Dunlin & Kanya
  • Walking down to the river
  • Spiky oaks
  • Dead tree in rosemary bushes
  • Vultures
  • Vulture
  • Old oak trees
  • Orenda
  • Sanna, Crest & Spice
  • Tarn
  • River & Hills
  • Goodbye to the old castle
11th October 2009
  • Grounds of one drive
  • The owner of the shoot
  • Peg of the Lady of the shoot with Lis & Panya
  • Crest
  • Crest
  • Crest
  • Crest
  • Dunlin portrait
  • Steadiness - Orenda, Dunlin, Phoenix
  • Steadiness - Orenda, Dunlin, Phoenix
  • Orenda with wounded partridge
  • Orenda portrait
  • Orenda with pace
  • Orenda
  • Hot & dry
  • Dunlin with wounded partridge
  • Phoenix with wounded partridge
  • Phoenix
  • Phoenix: portrait with wounded partridge
  • Phoenix with pace
12th October 2009
  • Grounds
  • Beaver
  • Beaver
  • Beaver
  • Beaver
  • Beaver
  • Dead tree-trunk
  • Baileys
  • Baileys
  • Panya
  • Panya
  • Panya
  • Kanya
  • Kanya
  • Kanya
  • Steadiness - Phoenix
  • Phoenix: portrait during the drive
  • Phoenix during the drive
  • Tarn with wounded partridge
  • The end of the day - Didier, Lis, Nicole
  • The picking up team
  • Baileys tired
  • Kanya exhausted
  • Peaceful evening - Didier on bench
13th October 2009
  • Dried out sunflowers
  • Spanish "ghillies" getting ready
  • Drive with the house in the background
  • Ground with dead trees
  • Dunlin portrait
  • Dunlin
  • Ground with bushes
  • My dogs during a drive
  • Crest during a drive
  • Phoenix during a drive
  • Kanya during a drive
14th October 2009
  • Good-bye to Aunon
  • Aunon - our B&B village
  • Last walk among the olive trees
  • Good-bye to the olives