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Lizards in the dunes
By     |    May 6, 2013
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Lizards in the dunes

It is the bank holiday weekend and Dawlish Warren is teeming with tourists, but away from the dodgems and the fish and chip shops, a little bit of wilderness can be found. Between the golf course and the beach is a strip of sand dune habitat that few holiday makers ever reach. We trek from the car park through the nature reserve, passing a pond containing Canada Geese, Mute Swans [...]

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Shellseeking
By     |    Jan 12, 2013
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Shellseeking

9thJanuary 2013 It feels like spring today as we step onto the vast sandy beach at Westward Ho! We wander along the edge of the waves, running away from the water when it laps a little too close to our feet. We pop the bladders on some washed-up Egg Wrack and examine a mermaid’s purse, the empty eggcase of a Small Spotted Catshark. A Common Gull flaps lazily through the [...]

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