While adult coots are not exactly known for their bright colours, their youngsters dress more fashionable. 54 more words
6 months, 4 weeks ago
Out and About ...
Confined to the canal towpath again. Rain has kept the bike under cover. I have felt closer to wildlife these last two days than a week on the moors. 85 more words
7 months, 1 week ago
The coot is a beauty but what of its chicks,
with their red baldy heads and orange hairy necks?
Those gawdy colours soon change as they mature… 27 more words
8 months, 3 weeks ago