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April 18th 2014

Amble Marshes; 1 Redstart.

Clapper Marshes; 9 Swallow, 12 Mallard plus 27 ducklings, 54 Canada Goose, 3 Mute Swan, 2 Shelduck, 4 Herring Gull, 1 Moorhen, 1 Raven, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Little Egret, 2 Wren, 1 Blackbird, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Robin, 4 Goldfinch, 6 Woodpigeon, 21 Rook, 1 Pied Wagtail, 4 Siskin, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Collared Dove, 6 House Sparrow, 2 Great Tit, 6 Jackdaw, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Magpie, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Dunnock. 48 more words

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Talking legs

Today’s guest picture is another lovely canal shot from Amsterdam.  This is one of my sister Mary’s views.

After the excitement and sunshine of the past couple of days, today was relatively dull in more than one way.  674 more words

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April 17th 2014

Clapper Marshes; 3 Mute Swan, 35 Canada Goose, 1 Green Sandpiper, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 1 House Martin, 15 sand Martin, 45 Swallow, 2 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 1 Heron, 2 Shelduck, 2 Siskin, 6 Chaffinch, 2 Robin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Blackcap, 8 Woodpigeon, 4 Wren, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Song Thrush, 1 female Redstart, 14 Jackdaw, 4 Goldfinch, 10 Rook, 2 Blackbird, 1 Greenfinch. 25 more words

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Gravity and wind in alliance

Today’s guest picture is one of my brother’s from the recent trip to Amsterdam by three of my siblings.

Another cold and windy morning persuaded me (quite easily) that watching the London marathon on TV would be preferable to going outside while Mrs Tootlepedal went off to sing with the church choir. 619 more words

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Surrender

Today’s guest picture was sent to me by my son Anthony who is in London with his partner Marianne on a short break.  He wonders if the birds are related. 361 more words

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April 12th 2014

Clapper Marsh; 34 Canada Goose, 10 House Martin, 6 Mallard, 10 Swallow, 3 Mute Swan, 20 Sand Martin, 4 Buzzard, 1 Little Egret, 1 Moorhen, 2 Cormorant, 2 Shelduck, 2 Herring Gull, 2 Robin, 5 Chaffinch, 2 Great Tit, 2 Carrion Crow, 8 Woodpigeon, 1 Dunnock, 2 Wren, 2 Siskin, 4 Goldfinch, 2 Magpie, 10 Jackdaw, 6 Rook, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Blackcap, 4 Blackbird, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Raven. 16 more words

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Rest cure

Today’s guest picture is a rural Staffordshire scene encountered by my brother on one of his energetic walks last month.

I would like to start by thanking those readers who took the time to wish me a speedy recovery from yesterday’s feebleness.  581 more words

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