Al Fredericksson

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Burton Joyce and Bulcote Local History Society

April 18th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Went to the monthly open morning of the Burton Joyce and Bulcote Local History Society today. The Centre for Local History is based in the Carnarvon Room, on Chestnut Grove in the centre of Burton Joyce, Nottinghamshire, UK.¬† The Society has a monthly meeting with a speaker, on the second Tuesday evening of the month, […]

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Water vole, grebe and lesser celendines

March 20th, 2009 · Comments Off on Water vole, grebe and lesser celendines

Managed two walks last weekend: one from Hoveringham to Gunthorpe; the other the spring walk organised by Bulcote Social. Among the photographs I took¬†were some of a water vole feeding, a great-crested grebe which stayed nearer to the riverbank we were walking along than they usually do, and patches of bright yellow lesser celendines. These […]

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Snowdrops in Bulcote Churchyard

March 1st, 2009 · Comments Off on Snowdrops in Bulcote Churchyard

Walked to Bulcote Church yesterday and photographed the display of snowdrops in the churchyard.

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Hawk v Pigeons

December 29th, 2008 · Comments Off on Hawk v Pigeons

Walking past Bulcote farm buildings this morning, the birds which perch on the roofs of the farm buildings suddenly flew off, looking a bit like flocks of starlings getting ready to roost. But one bird was flying differently from all the others; this was a hawk. For five minutes or so, it tried to isolate […]

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