Curlew Calling

I heard the curlew calling this morning as he flew above the moor. A wonderful sign of Spring Curlew Calling An eerie song from a distant rise, Curlew calling the song of the wild. Mysterious and haunting; music to love, A beguiling silhouette, glides above. He searches the moor for a suitable site, To buildContinue reading “Curlew Calling”

The Dipper

After a very wet weekend the river was high, but to my delight I observed a dipper sitting on a rock searching for prey. He was fascinating to watch as he dipped his body up and down, in a morning dance. The Dipper Frothy rapids flow As he dips and dives beneath searching for hisContinue reading “The Dipper”