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female blackbird


Thursday, 6th December 2001, West Yorkshire

turkeyTURKEYS strut around a grassy pen by the farm.

robin Winter Gnats dance over the back lawn. As the Robin flies over to the pond it snaps in passing at one of the insect revellers.

Clear skies gave us a frost this morning but the thin film of ice on the pond soon melted away and this afternoon birds are bathing. next page

Richard Bell
Richard Bell,
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