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It was a cold and frosty January morning but things were hotting up on North Pool Island. The swans were kicking up a ruckus. Lots of chasing, wing flapping, trampling, clinches and biting.
BTW look out for the pochard, the duck with a dark chestnut head and black breast, we do not get too many of these here. . . . and the little lapwing which had to get out of the way of these colossal birds. ... See MoreSee Less
By January the hedgerows are a bit thin on berries. However the Sea-buckthorn still has a few left and this blackbird is making the most of them. Such colourful berries and so well co-ordinated with his beak and eye liner!
Sea-buckthorn is a fascinating plant known for its healing properties dating back 12 centuries. Its scientific name is Hippophae which is derived from the Greek for shiny horse. Apparently the Greeks prized their horses and Sea-buckthorn oil must have kept them in tip top condition. ... See MoreSee Less
this spectacle took place at the Reserve just before the new year. We hope that you enjoy watching it and share it on facebook for the wider Portishead Community to see what they are missing out on. ... See MoreSee Less