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Monthly Archives: February 2012

I received the following comment this morning from mymatejoechip, on a subject close to my heart. I think it is a very worthy comment about foxes eating mammals in Australia. I hope mymatejoechip doesn’t mind my featuring the comment. To read the other comments about this post: I am genuinely interested in people’s views on the old Red Dog. My view on the fox relates to personal experience of foxes living in my local area and is… Read More

28th February 2012: Here are seven moody marsh images, at least I think they are moody images. (Click on image to enlarge)

There are 11 images in this slide show.

26th February 2012:  I don’t think I should let my first spring day pass without posting a few marsh landscape images to mark the occasion. It’s not only landscape colours that change from drab to bright with the start of a new mating or growing season; animals also exhibit a new vibrancy that shows in behavioural changes and in the colours of plumage. The colour of a breeding heron’s beak, for instance,… Read More

25th February 2012: I was out walking through Hoo Wood before the Fox Hollow cockerel had crowed this morning. The sun had yet to rise, and my finger tips were feeling the nip of the cold air. By the time I had reached Dark Wood, the morning chorus filled the air with chirps, warbles, squarks, coos, and the hammering of at least four woodpeckers. I stood looking down into Fox Hollow as the… Read More

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