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A Frosty Morning

Friday, March 6th 2020

Early this morning parts of the reserve were coated white with frost. 

Although the rising, warming sun was causing the frost to melt, but only where the sun could reach.

Long shadows were cast across the moor.

Whilst scanning the moor a Lapwing flew across and landed.  A very quick long distance photo.  One had been seen on Spigot Mere earlier in the week.

It is lovely to see the birds returning to Spigot Mere.  Pied Wagtails and an Oyster Catcher have also been sighted.  Greylag Geese are flying over and some are beginning to inspect the smaller ponds on the reserve.

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