Riverbank wonders

My eldest daughter brought her camera with us when we ventured on a walk along the river Kelvin recently.

Here are some of the resulting images.

 

We dubbed this ” the pregnant tree”.

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The omnipresent carpets of ivy are so visible and vibrant now.

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Very excited to see our first bunch of snowdrops of the year , huddled together in a cosy little micro-climate under a large oak tree.

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We tried to figure out whether this little coven could be residence to some local land mammal.

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Thought about why the moss may grow on only one side of this tree trunk.SAM_2671

 

Admired the vibrant tones of this variation of Ivy.

 

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Examined the “ancient” stone carvings on the old stone wall. SAM_2680 SAM_2681 SAM_2682

 

Spied the heron catching a quick, but not quick enough, lunch.SAM_2687 SAM_2688

 

Saw the beginnings of what will be fragrant and deliciously abundant wild garlic scattered far and wide.

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Were surprised at a sudden bloom of blossoms adorning a tree.  SAM_2702

And finally, on the dark road home, caught a glimpse of a stealthy fox out on the prowl.

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