Not the best place to post this, I know (my only excuse being that I’ve never really understood the structure of these forums…)
So, we’re past the first of Advent and it’s time I concentrate on other things for a while (along with daily water and food for the local wildlife).
I wish everyone on these forums a happy holiday season, filled with the unexpected thrill of encountering surprises in the natural world, and many of those moments that take us out of ourselves and have us forget those problems, both major and minor, that all of us surely have.
Best wishes go, in particular, to those posters who, with unstinting dedication, provide advice, knowledge, and support, patiently and politely, to those posters who come to these forums in search of help. The recent thread launched by a woman afraid of attacks by a Raven is a great of example of how you all, with great kindness, help people; in that particular case, helping someone on their journey from fear of the other, the unknown, to acceptance. An acceptance that’s wonderful for the individual involved (and her dog), and much, much better for the bird concerned.
Thank you, sincerely.
All being well, I’ll be back with you all at some point.
Until then, all the best to you all –
My Flickr photos
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
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All the best Dave, here's hoping you have a Happy Holiday, and we'll catch up with you soon.
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Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
Birding is for everyone no matter how good or bad we are at it,enjoy it while you can
Lot to learn
Thanks everyone; take care of yourselves.
And PB: Never trust someone you 'meet' on the interweb, particularly when money's involved ;o)
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