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A Gloriously Bright Glossy Ibis in Breeding Plumage

This Glossy Ibis in its breeding finery was spotted a few days ago at the Santiago Golf Course pond in The Villages, Florida.  I took the pictures at about 7:00PM.   80 more words


A memory of war

This place takes my breath away, not because of the nature, but because of the history that formed here. Marshes stretch far up here, the tracks old and hardly used, the roads neglected. 247 more words


#FridayPhoto: Fernhill Wetlands

A highlight of Forest Grove, Oregon, is a visit to the water treatment plant, where sewage feeds the Fernhill Wetlands. Before dawn the wetlands bustle with waterfowl and songbird activity. 315 more words


Useful contacts updated

Thanks to eagle-eyed Pete Daymond, we are ashamed to admit that the 1st Ickenham Scout Group was missing from the Useful Links page. Apologies. We’ve made good the omission and resequenced the list. 18 more words



— “as climate continues to change, those isolated habitats become more and more precious, and should something happen to even one of those isolated habitats, you may lose an important component of that population.” 22 more words