Daily Archives: Tuesday, 22 March 2011

A tasty feast – for a bird

Shorebirds like oystercatchers make meals of limpets and chitons that sit on rocks, clamped down to conserve their water when the tide is out, like the one below. How the heck a bird recognised the camouflaged chiton below flummoxes me. … Continue reading

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Let Nature take its course … or not?

I’m often in a quandary about whether to ‘save’ an animal in distress, but I usually do. Take this example. It was a ‘king tide’ on the coast at the weekend – a combination of autumn equinox and full moon … Continue reading

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