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Heslington Lake – The last hurrah

A slightly belated post, as a combination of sickness and getting to grips with my new job has meant I’ve not wanted to sit and start writing. But now, a week late, I can reflect on my last week of … Continue reading

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Great Crested Grebes – Fighting back

Last week I said I was concerned as the grebe chick was getting mobbed badly by the gulls, and this put it at risk. This week, it has started fighting back.

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On late-nesting Great-Crested Grebes

While the Pochards have been a story characterised by their unexpected presence, for the Great-Crested Grebes it has instead been one of disappointing absence. But a few weeks back they reappeared, and since then something really interesting has happened.

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The return of the Grebes

While the freezing over of the university lake largely drove off the Goosander, it has been compensated with the return of the Great-crested Grebes.

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September on Heslington Lake, University of York

I’ve not had the time to spend editting and then sharing images, writing posts, and that means a couple of posts now that are a little behind the times. I hope you forgive me… It’s been a while since I … Continue reading

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