110324 Nature Tour of Brockwood

Ten days ago, Phil, a visiting biologist gave a nature tour of some of Brockwood Park. He was kind enough to let me film it. The video doesn’t contain the whole tour but an edited thirteen minutes. We learnt something about chicken relatives in the forests of India, dog’s mercury, daffodils known as Lent Lilies, the corkscrew hazel, pigeons eating stones, birds of prey regurgitating the indigestible fur, feathers and bones of their kill, the formation of flint, and the nutritious qualities of beech sap and young hawthorn leaves. The spring has advanced considerably in ten days and it’s looking so much greener than in this video:

Steps: 5544

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