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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 26, 2013

Had a bit of time between marking today so paid a short visit to Househill Park in one of the south Glasgow tetrads (NS56F). Managed to add Blackcap, Willow Warbler and Pied Wagtail to the tetrad list, and to increase the breeding evidence for Starling, House Sparrow and Blue Tit. Househill Park is a hidden gem with ancient trees, sunny glades (full of Orange Tip butterflies today) and a much neglected stream (below) frequented by Kingfisher and Dipper.


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