Places visited

Lunching in the Teign

Teignmouth harbour on a summer afternoon in June (the first)

A Greater Black Backed Gull is crunching on crab.
A Starling is furtling frantically under the seaweed.
(Sparrows are busybodying in)

A crow jumps in to finish off the Gulls crab leftover.

Lunching in the Teign. Easy pickings and peckings.

Words & Vid: Ian Nisbet

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The Wild Swan

Crossing the long wooden footbridge over the river Clyst you see this

Wild Swan 3 27 Feb 2019

A Wild Swan

(you try to ignore that stupidly misplaced plastic bottle)

At one time this big bird of a boat was somebodys ideal home in an iydllic location.

Wild Swan 2 27 Feb 2019

They’d sit out there on the deck watching the trains rattle by, listening to the burbling of the curlews and godwits, while sipping some sparkling bubbly refreshment.

Wild Swan 4 27 Feb 2019

But whoever these somebodys were they’ve long gone now.

Left their Wild Swan behind.

Wild Swan 5 27 Feb 2019

Abandoned it to the river and the tides.