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Kingfisher sighting

Last week the most amazing thing happened. Finch and I were out for a frosty walk in the nature reserve opposite our house and we saw a kingfisher! It was bright blue against the dark wet vegetation. It flashed past … Continue reading

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Soaring

We often think of the farm and miss it very much (for new readers, we moved to our current and more urban home in April). We wonder to each other how the kingfisher down by the river fared this year, … Continue reading

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Purple and gold

The fields on the farm are purple and gold with Timothy and Buttercups. If you look closely you find Doves-foot Cranesbill, Common Mouse-ear, and Common¬†Speedwell hidden among the grasses.¬†Beside the river all sorts of wild flowers fill the banks: Fairy … Continue reading

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