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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.

Sunday, January 01, 2012

What a difference a day makes. Last year's New Year's Day walk took place in freezing conditions. This year, the temperature was around seven or eight degrees. Bird highlights included six Goosanders, two Great spotted Woodpeckers, plenty of winter thrushes and a single Kestrel.

1 Comments:

At 10:13 pm, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love reading your pieces about all the birds you see in this area. I wish I knew more about birds and could identify some of them for myself. Look forward to reading more postings this year

 

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