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White storks and other stuff.

Go check out Nick Lloyd’s revived blog at Iberian Nature, which I’ll syndicate just as soon as I get back to normal living. I can confirm the white stork story–I’ve never seen as many, anywhere, as in the last two weeks on the road. One of the interesting things going on at the moment is the extent to which other bird species are giving up migrating south for winter and hanging around in a much warmer Spain. The pine processionary moth caterpillars also came out four weeks early in a lot of areas this year and got squashed, as usual.

Check also incoming links from the comments section of the Pepys Diary project (but please tell me, someone, whether I’m right or wrong) and from Dennis Hollingsworth, who I think lives around these parts, although I can’t figure where or in what capacity.

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