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Winter visitor

Winter visitor

Postby weedavie » Mon Nov 22, 2021 6:53 pm

Not a good picture, but Whooper Swans in the Pentlands. I always enjoy these visitors.
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Re: Winter visitor

Postby Caberfeidh » Tue Nov 23, 2021 1:19 pm

I love to see the whooper swans, Gavin Maxwell in Ring of Bright Water gave a beautiful description of them. There was a loch on the Isle of Skye where I often saw them, they used to over-winter there, then flew off North again in Spring.
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Re: Winter visitor

Postby CharlesT » Tue Nov 23, 2021 5:34 pm

Wonderful birds. Seen them in their hundreds on the Ouse Washes in Winter, you can hear them coming miles off.
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