By request - a photo of the moorland above Dovestones Reservoir, Greenfield.
This scene is a mere half dozen miles from Ashton but is so different that you might as well be walking on the moon! The walkers are crossing an area of bare peat at Wimberry Moss. The rocks in the background are Wimberry Stones, known as "Indian's Head" because, when seen on the skyline from the valley below, they resemble the profile of a "red indian chief" if you turn your head to one side and use a little imagination!
Ring-necked parakeet - I'd been told that there were ring-necked parakeets (*Psittacula krameri*) in our local Northcliffe Park. I'd heard them calling (squawking!) but never s...
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