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5th June 2019 – Stoke Park Estate, Bristol

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It was a gloomy evening but I needed to tear myself away from watching the Cricket World Cup on the television and so I strolled across the road to Stoke Park Estate for an hour of nature watching. There was lots to see and enjoy as I hope you can see from my photos.

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Duchess Pond in Stoke Park Estate – only a couple of miles from Bristol city centre and less than 5 minutes on foot from home

DSC04057The grey heron flew in as I arrived

DSC04173A whitethroat made a lot of noise above the pond

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DSC04254Insects too

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DSC04453Moorhens young and old

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DSC04280And the grey heron kept moving around the pond in search of his supper

I even got back in time to see the end of the cricket match.

 

 

 

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