River Lemon

Wagtails on the Lemon wiv bagpipes

I’m back at the little Lemon river this grey mizzly Sunday afternoon.

While the wagtails, Pied and Grey, were wagging

A Scottish bagpiper from the town centre was wheezily bagging.

The grey mizzle of the afternoon forgotten about, made invisible.

Vid: Ian Nisbet

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Wagtails on the River Lemon

Pied and grey wagtails dashing about on the banks of the little river Lemon.

The grey wagtails had a lemony yellow buff to their tails, that contrasted vividly with the slate grey feathers above.

The males eagerly flashed their flirty lemon yellow tails across the river; the females stood on the banks in waity mating wagging mode.

The sunny Sunday afternoon was lit up lively with the constant chit chit chippy calls from all concerned.

A great way to spend half an hour.

Vid: Ian Nisbet