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Jul 18th, 2014

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Return of the Heron

Another beautiful morning and our friend the heron (or at least a similar looking heron) is back on the pond. Interestingly – I read somewhere that frogs are not much seen between the breeding season (which here in Argyll was in March) and late July when they re-emerge (not sure why this is). I had […]

Feb 24th, 2014

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Gone Fishing

The heron arrived at 7am this morning and was not deterred by either R setting off for town or the post van arriving.   He (or she) just sat incredibly still (nothing beats herons for immobility) until suddenly the beak struck out.  At first I thought there were fish in the pool after all – but […]

Feb 19th, 2014

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The heron we saw the other day seems to be making a pitch for our pond (or minature loch).  There are several small islands in the middle, and it is visiting one of them for an hour or two every morning.  When it sees us coming it flies off and returns to stalking down the ditch […]