Early doors

Out and about at the crack of dawn and the chorus was in full swing. House Martins were catching flies and taking them back to their nests, Blackbirds were grabbing a few worms and Wagtails and Plovers were scuttling along the riverbed.
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Nisperos and other oddments

It is quite colourful at the moment with Bougainvillea and Jacaranda in bloom, as well as numerous wild flowers. Some fruits are also ripe for picking, such as the Nispero or Loquat, Eriobotrya japonica, a very tasty fruit. The nearby town of Sayalonga even has a fiesta called Dia del Nispero - Day of the Nispero. Who says, 'any excuse...
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