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Mar 25, 2017

Kingfishers given special treatment

Photo by Susanna Lascelles
Hampstead Heath ~ London, England
Three Kingfishers are seen in in Hampstead Heath, London's ancient park.   Kingfishers usually nest in sandy riverbanks - an ecology which doesn't naturally exist on Hampstead Heath.   However, about 20 years ago an artificial bank was created out of a sand and cement mixture to encourage breeding and has proved a successful habitat for Kingfishers and other birds in the city.
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