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Flock of Birds

Noisy flock of high flying birds (birds not the band) just gone over L17. Too quick to catch a good photo. I counted at least 77. Anybody know what they might...

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Tree Management behind Orchid Grove

The trees behind Orchid Grove have grown too high and quite a few have become unstable and dangerous. This video shows a brief summary of just some of the work done to get them back into a good condition.  ...

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Blackbird Courtship Open Beaks

3 Videos tagged together of some strange blackbird behaviour, presumably courtship display. The first in the evening, followed the next morning by the other two. The second was recorded as a night vision recording as the camera decided it was too dark. Shortly afterwards it was light enough and it is back to a colour recording for the third which  shows the female carrying some nest material. They did go on to make a nest in the nearby hedge but I never discovered the...

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Gates into Trees Opposite CottonWood

A new shiny gate with padlock has appeared on Promenade Gardens, opposite Cottonwood. It provides access for workers who need to get into the trees to perform maintenance of the area. This was talked about years ago I think but I can’t find the relevant...

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