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jesika

York, United Kingdom

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Mrs Grebe saw & heard me approach but for once I had the camera ready and so was fast enough to get this view of her crest fully raised as she turned her head towards me. Wild birds nesting at the University of York, UK.
By 1860, there were fewer than 100 birds in Britain, now several thousand pairs nest and raise their striped chicks each year.
In 1889 a group of women formed the ‘Fur, Fin and Feather Folk’ in order to protest against the massacre of birds purely for clothing (9). Within one year the group had more than 5000 members. From 1904 this group was known as the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), and is today one of Europe’s largest and most influential conservation charities, with over 1 million members (10). The great crested grebe has since expanded greatly in numbers and range, and is one of the most resounding conservation successes that Great Britain has known
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Mummy grebe

This sky where we live
Is no place to lose your wings.
So love, love, love.
Hafiz حافظ

Human beings are members of a whole,
In creation of one essence and soul.
If one member is afflicted with pain,
Other members uneasy will remain.
If you have no sympathy for human pain,
The name of human you cannot retain.
Saadi

All profits from my sales will be donated to Butterfly Conservation.

My Images Do Not Belong To The Public Domain. All images and writing are copyright © jesika 2011. All Rights Reserved. Copying, altering, displaying or redistribution of any of these images without written permission from the artist is strictly prohibited.

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