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Posted By: WalkaboutsVerse
13-Dec-09 - 04:52 AM
Thread Name: BS: Birdwatching 2009
Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
In Cornwall, England...

Poem 190 of 230: BIRDWATCHERS' BUDE - WINTER 2001/2

Behind the Tourist Centre,
    Between canal and river,
On the marshy drained floodplain
    (Not now visited by train),
In among willow and reed,
    Eking out some winter feed:
Treecreepers, bobbing robins,
    Chirpy blue-tits, grey-herons,
The screams of water-rail,
    And snipe sharp on their trail.
Plus, out along limestone down,
    Soaring seabirds can be found.

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(C) David Franks 2003