• Birding the silly season - part 2

    One year ago - By 10,000 Birds

    “ GREBE sp !!”
    “ What ?”
    “ GREBE sp!! Get a picture! ”
    This time of year makes great demands on Lady Helen's patience.
    “ A picture of what? ”
    “ That truck. The one that looks like a grebe sp., of course. ”
    “ I have become accustomed to your unexpected ejaculations, Gannet Dear, ” she sighed, “ but I simply do not know what you are talking about. ”
    I must commend her for her forbearance. Birdwatching whilst driving has always brought an element of drama to our outings, but now that summer is upon us, the illusion of seeing birds where there are none brings a thrill to even the shortest...
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