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2018 Guided Winter Birds walk about Hillhouse Wood

Of the four walks that I lead in and around Hillhouse Wood during the year, the  Winter Bird one is the most variable and unpredictable.  This is because winter birds move around in their search for food, so what we see is unusually dependent on ‘being at the right place at the right time’.   The 2018 walk was an excellent example of this, enhanced by its timing just at the end of our exposure to ‘The Beast from the East’. If nothing else, it was the first walk I’ve led through several inches of snow.

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