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Cemetery chicken

Tuesday 18th April 2017, 1.50pm (day 2,063)

Visited Haworth today, mainly to get out of the house on this week off work. Haworth gives good cemetery; it also appears to have a flock of (apparently) feral chickens which occupy the same evolutionary niche as pigeons do in other similar places. 14 more words

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