A walk round Stover park.

Hi, Recently Sue and i drove the 5 miles or so to Stover Country park.This park is just outside Newton Abott on the A382, just opposite to the Trago mills complex.This park is around 114 acres of mixed Marsh and Lakes, plus Heathland, Grassland and Woodlands too.It is home to all sorts of Birds, Mammals, Insects, Wild Flowers and Insects. Obviously these are often found during the different seasons.On site are a very large cheap Car park, a recreational wild life centre, and a big Picnic area,Lake walkways, a Bird hide, a bird feeding station and a path all the way round. Todays blog is about the Birds and Scenary there.This really is a naturalists heaven.

As you reach the Lake.


This one catches the Cormorant drying his Wings.

Here we have a common Coot.

Another common Water Bird the “Moor Hen”


This is a type of Tern i think, water Birds are not my thing really.


This beautiful little “Great Tit” was a really photogenic little fella.

No blog post would be complete without the “Robin”

Finally a furry tree creature The “Grey Squirrel”


So then we will most certainly be back here soon, when we hope to get more pictures to post.

Comments

15 Feb, 2011
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muddywalters said:

What a great place to have so close to home. Look forward to seeing the changing seasons and wildlife through your pictures Bikerbob (and Sue).

16 Feb, 2011
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littlewren said:

brilliant blog and looks like a great place to visit.....a bit too far for me although you never know......thanks for sharing

16 Feb, 2011
Dipper
david said:

Looks an excellent place to visit. Many Thanks for sharing.

16 Feb, 2011
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jane said:

What a wonderful location and many thanks for sharing your visit.Such diversity....amazing to find so many seabirds inland too.Those grey squirrels just take the biscuit dont they ! Turn up everywhere..bless !!

17 Feb, 2011
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aster said:

I agree with the above,such a lovely place to visit :)

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