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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, May 27, 2012

Walked from Cardonald to Hyndland first thing today. Plenty of birds on show, many in song. Greenfinches seemed particularly prevalent. Lots of Starlings were being chased around by noisy broods. Highlights were Swallows and Sand Martins at the Riverside Museum and a pair of Goosanders loafing on the muddy bank of the Kelvin.
This afternoon, another Swift was high over the back garden.

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