This is one of a small population of remarkably tame turnstones that spend most of their time on the North Pier at the mouth of the River Wear in Sunderland, living on bait scraps left by sea anglers instead of finding food for themselves
Welcome to my Cabinet of Curiosites - an occasional record of natural wonders to be found in North East England.........and what more appropriate way to begin a blog on the web than with a web, decorated by the first frost of the new year.
Welcome to my natural history blog from the North East of England.
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