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A goosey gathering
By     |    Dec 15, 2013
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A goosey gathering

It is drizzling as we walk along the pavement next to the A379 between Cockwood and Starcross. A train thunders past on the adjacent track and a line of geese flap overhead, before spiralling down onto the green lawn of Oak Meadow Golf Club, which is designated as a County Wildlife Site for the birds that spend their winter here. The flock join dozens, if not hundreds of others. These [...]

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The lakes
By     |    Nov 23, 2013
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The lakes

It is a golden afternoon and with the flame-yellow maples reflecting perfectly on the lake’s glass-like surface, we could be in a postcard. We have been doing a little tour of Cotswold Water Park. I promised Izzy ducks and they have proved surprisingly hard to deliver. After last week’s visit to WWT Slimbridge, I think she is expecting a similar number of waterbirds here and so far, we have seen [...]

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