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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 01, 2016

A walk around Caronald this afternoon found three Collared Doves in song (they have been scarce here recently), one of which launched into an elaborate swoop and glide from its song perch on a chimney. The other main feature of  the day was the sight of Starlings constantly flying back and forwards between their nesting and feeding areas. Many were carrying food, suggesting that there has been a big hatch of young recently.
Earlier, a Pied Wagtail was at Shieldhall Recycling Centre.

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