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rabbitAfternoon Feed

Sunday, 25th January 2004
Richard Bell's Wild West Yorkshire nature diary

pheasantThe cock pheasant, a regular visitor to the seed-feeder on the patio, strolls down the garden path. Behind him a not-so-welcome guest: a rabbit noses around our vegetable beds.

In the meadow the afternoon feed for the pones is, as usual, sparking rivalry between the regulars and the pied newcomer. The owners are filling two acrylic baths and a large blue poniesplastic barrel with water. A prolonged spell of frosty weather has been forecast and it's a wise precaution to drain the hose pipe. next page

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