Tag Archives: Local Patch

Little though for the day – When is a tit not a tit?

  When it’s a Long Tailed Tit. Long-tailed tits are in fact members of the Aegithalidae family. A wonderful bird to see in the garden, they usually arrive en mass, mob the feeder, flit about in the trees for a … Continue reading

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Local Patch, Sunday: Springwater Park.

     

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Salford Cormorants

Just some pictures of Salford’s Cormorants. They may not be the prettiest ball of feathers out there but I think they’re absolutely joyous birds. Like little, slippery Pterodactyls, these reptilian looking waterbirds have real character. I hung around all lunch-hour, … Continue reading

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Unlikely Places… Salford Quays

  Heavy, deep, brutal, eerie even, the watery lost soul of Salford’s Quays reverberates ghost and memory in iron and murky impenetrable depth; the neglected intersection of several watery dead ends. Its past imposes itself on its today. Boom. Decline. … Continue reading

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Somewhere to Start

To this beginner the natural world is just waiting to be sought out, someday in the future when there is time and funds enough to go-there and see-that.  In muted wanderlust I explore my immediate environment, to gingerly dip in … Continue reading

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