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8 Comments CherryPie on Sep 12th 2023

On our recent visit to Slimbridge we failed to find the advertised Pelicans but were happy to see all six species of Flamingo (not all captured on camera) residing in their separate watery locations.

18 Comments CherryPie on Sep 11th 2023

There is an eternal landscape, a geography of the soul: we search for its outlines all our lives.
Josephine Hart

4 Comments CherryPie on Sep 10th 2023

The Nene goose, native of Hawaii was on the brink of extinction with only 30 birds left when their plight came to the attention of Peter Scott.

Our story starts back in the 1950s on Hawaii, with a little goose that was on the verge of extinction. Many years ago, living on a Hawaiian island didn’t [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Sep 7th 2023

Sir Peter Scott was the son of Antarctic explorer Captain Scott who, in his dying letter, urged Peter’s mother to “make the boy interested in natural history”.
Peter particularly loved the wild open marshes of Britain and the mysterious geese that visited from unknown shores. He learned to protect first the birds, and then their wetland [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Sep 6th 2023

8 Comments CherryPie on Sep 4th 2023

I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.
John Muir

6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 3rd 2023

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