Monthly Archives: January, 2009

Interestingly today I saw…

Interestingly today I saw a Kingfisher fly UNDER the new Monstrosity Bridge and then I saw 3 mallards fly THROUGH Monstrosity Bridge but pedestrians can still not walk across it. I also saw the Dabchick which I had personally not seen for over a week. The Coot was nowhere to be seen but I am […]

It was c-o-l-d this morning…

It was cold this morning but I was cheered when I saw a Coot near the Mill, and when the Coot saw me he started to come towards me, so I think this is probably the same Coot as was here during 2008. He got what he was looking for – some food 🙂 I […]

Amazing…

Amazing view of the Kingfisher today 🙂 I watched for almost 10 minutes and saw him dive and catch a fish twice 🙂 I also saw Stiff Legs and Tube Duck but didnt see the Dabchick or anything else unusual. Dick told me that he saw a Dabchick yesterday along the stretch of the Slea […]

Still no sign…

Still no sign of Graham’s duck so perhaps it has flown. Not much else happening, Mel and I went past the railway bridge to the ‘pond’ but nothing there except we heard a Woodpecker but didn’t see it. The Dabchick was still around as can be seen here… Terry PS a couple of men were […]

I did not see Grahams duck…

I did not see Graham’s duck this morning so do not know it it has gone or not. I did see the Kingfisher dive for a fish and return to its branch 🙂 It does not look like any work has been done to Monstrosity Bridge since it was put in place and will probably […]

Its still a bit of a…

Its still a bit of a monstrosity – the new Bridge that is. I was told (but have no other ‘proof’) that the Health and Safety people are concerned about the Bridge not being level. I think this must mean from ‘side to side’ because it has a hump in the middle which I presume […]