Tag Archives: Duck

On the up, and down

The water level was looking healthier this morning, although more transfusions would still be very welcome. But there’s enough water for the ducks to do some ducking down. And while they’re doing that, the wild violets around and about are … Continue reading

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Some ducks

Thanks very much to Ron Bessey for these great photos of ducks enjoying the village pond:  

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Waiting for Bertha

Looking splendid in green, if you’re partial to duck weed that is, and the ducks and the moorhens don’t seem to mind, and replenished somewhat by yesterday’s rain, the pond awaits the embrace of the former hurricane Bertha as she … Continue reading

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Parallel universes?

Does the village pond exist in parallel universes in one of which there are many ducklings but in the other only one? I seem to inhabit the universe with only one duckling! There it was this morning sitting on the … Continue reading

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September sunshine

Sunny summer is continuing for the time being into September’s autumn. Happily, there’s water in the pond still although the level is progressively dropping during this dry spell. But the ducks don’t seem to mind and return regularly in varying numbers. And there … Continue reading

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School is in

Chris and Peter met Dr Paris Michaelides from Biddenham Upper School yesterday for an initial chat about how the school might beneficially be able to use the pond as an educational resource and the potential practical benefits of that too for the … Continue reading

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Hi July

Pinch, punch first of the month! Yes, July’s arrived and the pond is in good shape. The water level has gone down but not to the extent yet that the margins are being exposed. The blanket weed has disappeared and … Continue reading

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The birds are back

Ducks and moorhens are visiting the pond once more. And just maybe in a few weeks time they might stay to breed.

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