Dr Plokta (drplokta) wrote,
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Species Update

I was lucky enough to get some fabulous action shots of a new species this afternoon.

Here we have a grey heron and (I think) a common frog.

Grey Heron and Common Frog in Globe Pond

By my own rules, dead animals don't count, but the frog was definitely wriggling.

Grey Heron and Common Frog in Globe Pond

Grey Heron and Common Frog in Globe Pond

Grey Heron and Common Frog in Globe Pond

And here are a few more of the villain of the piece, because everyone likes heron photos.

Grey Heron in Globe Pond

Grey Heron in Globe Pond

Grey Heron in Globe Pond

Grey Heron in Globe Pond

Grey Heron in Globe Pond

Oh, and I forgot to link to this week-old picture of a dunnock, which I'd scored but not photographed earlier.

Dunnock in Stave Hill Ecology Park

And here's another coot picture.

Coot on Lavender Pond

So the score is now 40 birds, 2 mammals and one amphibian.
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