Birds

Recent local outings

I have been on a couple of little walks recently although we are now back to wind and rain, including thunderstorms.  A quick walk around Fobney Lock was very quiet but I did watch a pair of Kestrels chasing each other and a Green Woodpecker took off from the path right in front of me. No great photos but...
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Animals

Short walk at Southlake and in the garden

Not much walking recently due to various ailments but hopefully will get out again more soon.  Everywhere is surprisingly quiet though so I don’t think I’ve missed much.  Southlake has the usual ducks, geese, cormorants and gulls but the fishermen are also out a lot at the moment so they are quite scattered. This Grey Heron was lurking near...
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Animals

Short Garden update

I am a bit annoyed with the cat (or cats) at the moment as not only have I found piles of bird feathers but now piles of something even less pleasant……. This morning one of the big frogs was leaping frantically about in the pond turning the water to mud and I heard a cat disappear over the fence...
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