Dawn in the park.

A beautiful photograph taken yesterday morning by Chris Jordan Seymour.

If you have pictures of the park, particularly quarantine pictures, send them in and we will post them in a gallery.

A gallery of blue tits.

A blue tit feeding in an oak tree, photographed last March by DKG

Diane Wheeler has sent us beautiful pictures of the park in yesterday’s early morning frost.

Thank you, Diane.

The whole thing

 “It is that range of biodiversity that we must care for – the whole thing – rather than just one or two stars.”   David Attenborough

Our park doesn’t have snow leopards or white rhinos. Our rarities are small and fragile: water voles, pondweeds, dragonflies zipping past so suddenly they make you jump, a visiting marsh tit, a linnet singing in the trees, little bottom-feeding fish. Then there are the hundreds of flowering plants, thousands of invertebrates and probably tens of thousands of species of fungi hidden away where we can’t see them.

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Sunset Gallery

Yesterday the sun broke through the mist just in time for sunset.

The Lambrok in flood

Clive Knight has sent in his pictures of Lambrok Stream in flood. Take care, particularly if you have children with you; the water is deep and fast-flowing when the stream is this full.

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