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Old 9th February 2011
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The Sublime to the Ridiculous

On yesterday's visit to Abberton Reservoir I encountered two very different birds.
Firstly a beautiful pair of Pink Footed Geese which leave their Icelandic breeding grounds every year to enjoy the "balmy" weather of our winter.



Then, an unusually intelligent Pheasant which has left the local shooting estate where he was bred and taken up residence around our visitor centre where there is an unlimited supply of food and NO SHOTGUNS.
He was taking a dust bath before displying to his mate. Spring must be in the air!





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Terrific colours on that pheasant
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Re: The Sublime to the Ridiculous

Haha, he seems to know he is on protected land and you're not going to hurt him!

Love the geese, especially the light.
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