environment & politics

Attenborough Nature Reserve

Goat Willow
A very nice place to visit, and I don’t go there often enough. Aside from the bird life – including some marvellous grey herons and this curious-looking red-crested pochard – it was amazing how the goat willows were flowering a snow storm. They created a very fae scene, with bits of fluff filling the air, and gathering along the edge of paths and around the banks.

By Mark Newton

Born in 1981, live in the UK. I write about strange things.

2 replies on “Attenborough Nature Reserve”

Looks like a lovely. May have to drive over sometime. Have you visited Watermead Country Park on the edge of Leicester before?

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