British Wildlife 21.1 October 2009

Letter from the far West Coast

"Autumn's equinoctial storms, whirling towards Ireland and raising great swells in the ocean, also send little tremors running ahead through the Earth. One theory has it that, sensed in the island's western rivers, these tingling microseisms alert the eels, already restless with thoughts of migration, to the promise of a ride on coming floods."

Comment: Alien plants in Britain – a real or imagined problem? Predation of breeding waders on lowland wet grassland – is it a problem?
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