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8th June 2020 – Stoke Park Estate, Bristol

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We missed the best of the weather by going for a walk to Stoke Park in the afternoon. When we arrived the “dragons” did not seem to be awake but then the sun came out and there was life.

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The Canada Goose goslings are still surviving and are so much bigger; certainly much bigger than the wren we saw. Three magpies squabbled

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I took on the challenge of trying to photograph the dragonflies and ignored other birds. Wendy was surprisingly  patient with me.

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We also had a pleasant chat with some other birders and saw some butterflies and moths. IDs will have to wait for another day.

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DSC02694Meadow brown butterfly

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