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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


Cootlets, cootlings or cooties?

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