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ANZ 5: Brisbane birds

A walk across the University of Queensland campus, and then a walk round suburban Brisbane (Indooroopilly, Chelmer, Yeerongpilly, Dutton Park), revealed the a good selection of birds, some of them shown here: pelican, egret, darter (I think), cockatoo, cormorant, butcherbird, … Continue reading

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Waterbirds of Portugal

The flamingoes and egret are on the lagoon in Aveiro. Despite appearances, the boat in the bottom picture is not one of the famous moliceiros or seaweed-gathering boats of Aveiro, but was at Alcochete, a fishing village on the south … Continue reading

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Canvey Island

At the weekend, we walked around Canvey Island. This was, I think, the tenth time I’ve done this walk. It is very accessible from where I live: direct trains from Limehouse (which used to be called Stepney East, and is … Continue reading

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