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Natural Connections

Modern life in Scotland is increasingly busy. The connections our ancestors had with nature and the land are being lost. As leisure time shrinks, or is filled with hi-tech experiences, opportunities to experience nature become fewer. And yet it is possible to connect with nature on a day to day basis. All around us, the great web of life continues to hold its shape, and nature continues its eternal cycles. Keep looking, listening, smelling, touching - and keep experiencing natural connections.

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Walked around Ardmore Point this lunchtime. Spent quite a lot of time sorting through the Curlews for Whimbrels but came to the conclusion that the only short-billed birds on offer were actually immature Curlews. Best birds were Wigeon, Red breasted Merganser and Eider bobbing on the waves, flocks of Goldfinches feeding on grassland and a probable Chichaff feeding in a small tree occupied by 7 Long tailed Tits. Drove home via Carman Reservoir which held around 50 Canada Geese and a couple of Coots.

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