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The Magic Of The Marshes

One of two Little Egrets I saw.

Dark-Bellied Brent Geese in flight

Thursday – Despite an early morning temperature of -7C I ventured down to Farlington Marshes on the Hampshire coast. 109 more words


A Place to Watch the Seasons

The marshes along Raymond’s Gut are filled with life and it is easiest to understand the diversity of life we see here by thinking of the gut as a watery game trail leading to the White Oak River.   9 more words

Crystal Coast

Somenos Marsh: Red-tailed Hawk on a Sunny Day

In my last post concerning the flooding at Somenos Marsh, I mentioned that it was here on this walk that I had my closest view of what I am fairly certain is the same Red-tailed Hawk that I photographed here and previously posted about.  283 more words



Royal Navy scout
Patrolling sun-bleached corn fields
Mining gold nuggets

Day 35/365 – Morgan’s #DailyHaikuChallenge. Join in and link back to her blog.


The Great Egret and The Snowy Egret

Great Egrets are among the larger of the wading birds, while the Snowy Egret is a much smaller wading bird at about half the size of the Great Egret.   188 more words


Dominica Tree Lizard

Dominican Tree Lizard
(Anolis  oculatus)

This lizard is is endemic to Dominica. At the Cabrits Peninsula they are most abundant

It is one of the most common lizards at Cabrits.. 34 more words


Freshwater Shrimp

Freshwater Shrimp
(Machrobrachium sp.)

Common crustacean associated with the wetlands of  Dominica. It feeds on aquatic vegetation  and  scavenges  on the marsh grounds.