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Wiud-sorted Debris

Tuesday, 7th October 2003
Richard Bell's Wild West Yorkshire nature diary

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autumn leavesLeaves spin in eddies, chasing each other around in swirling spirals like school children let out for a break. The action, in fits and starts, is concentrated in the middle of the road bridge over the Calder, in the lee of the parapet along the western side.

debrisThe wind-sorting has left a long bar of sand, grit, dust and debris along almost the length of the bridge in a strip six inches to one foot wide, running parallel and about six inches from the base of the wall.

ash keysThere are lots of winged seeds of the ash sprinkled about. Each has a twist on it, like a propeller blade. next page

Richard Bell

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