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  • Day1056

    West Parley

    April 14 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 11 °C

    We decided that the sensible thing to do would be for Karen to spend the day resting her knee in the van, so after breakfast I wandered to the river again, this time walking the pathway towards the source of the river.
    Dropping down to the river at Dudsbury Castle Rings, an iron age fort, the pathway ran along side the river some way so I was hopeful of catching a glimpse of a kingfisher. None to be seen, although I did have a chat with a couple of walkers who had been told there were plenty to be seen by the kingfisher tea rooms the previous week. There was plenty to see though with herons, cormorant, swans and the odd bumble bee.
    I did see a kingfisher which was on a sticker attached to a lamp post marking the Stour River walkway. Some patient sitting in one spot is called for methinks.
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    Jo Gillman

    Excellent photos Alan!