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Green Shoots, Grey Herons

Friday 15th March 2002, West Yorkshire

heronTwo herons fly over the rooftops on their journey from Bretton Park heronry to the water courses and wetland of the Calder valley. They're grey silhouettes against a grey sky.

hawthorn bud It's a cool, wet, windy day but there's growing brightness from green shoots in the garden with more leaves bursting from the hawthorn hedge and from next door's weeping page

Richard Bell
Richard Bell,
wildlife illustrator

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