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Benthos? What's that?

Posted Tuesday 22nd July 2014 at 21:53 by Rick and Elis
I am ashamed to say that I had to ask this question.

"It's what keeps your favourite group of birds alive and thriving for you to look at!" came the reply.

I was informed, for my education that benthos is the community of organisms that live under, on or over the bed of a body of water, be it freshwater or saltwater; scientifically called the benthic zone.http://www.waderquest.org/2014/07/be...hats-that.html
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We are not twitchers, but...

Posted Friday 18th July 2014 at 20:31 by Rick and Elis
... who can resist a tick?

Black-winged Pratincole is a very rare bird in the UK. There have been just 36 records up to the end of 2012 according to Rare Bird Alert. There was one reported last year that we heard about but that did not linger and was only seen on one occasion. If last year's bird is accepted then the current individual that is doing the rounds of the east coast of England will be the 38th. It first appeared up in the north-east but did not stay anywhere very long,...
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Arousa Norte. Inner Stuary

Posted Friday 18th July 2014 at 09:34 by Moncho
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Arousa Norte. Inner Stuary
I went to Ponte Beluso. Tree years ago there were half a dozen egrets. I saw no one the last day. Only lesser black-headed gulls and yellow-legged ones. I went to Bico de Mar to see if there was egrets or grey harens in Pozo de Comba. I saw a lot of mullets jumping over the waters. There was not egrets but I saw this grey one on a stone with some mallards at his feet to discover that there were six of them on the remains of a mussels...
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Green woodpeckers a hoopoe in Parque Forestal de Entrevías

Posted Friday 11th July 2014 at 07:56 by Moncho
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Two Sundays agos I went to Parque Forestal de Entrevías. I saw a hoopoe constantly. I saw a couple of green woodpeckers too. Among and almond tree was this great tit. These tree sparrows were in a pine near.The hoopoe reappeared elsewhere. And also one of the two partners of the woodpeckers couple.The hoopoe was again re-arranged.But the woodpecker was in the same sleepy. In a pine a male serin allowed me to take a picture. It is the closest wild animal to a canary...
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Midsomer Murders (without the bodies!)

Posted Sunday 6th July 2014 at 23:41 by Rick and Elis
So many of the Midsomer Murders series are set around twee village fêtes and carnivals, well, today we felt like we were on the set of one of those episodes, half expecting one of the Chief Inspector Barnabys to stroll past with one of his hapless sergeants; instead we got a couple of local Community Support Officers...http://www.waderquest.org/2014/07/mi...ut-bodies.html
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