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Gerard Manley Hopkins Poem read by Chris Packham for National Poetry Day

The Windhover: To Christ our Lord by Gerard Manley Hopkins, read by Chris Packham  

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K is for Kestrel

This beautiful (captive) European kestrel image was taken by Marcus Peaston on Flikr: Kestrels are one of the most common birds of prey in the UK, and although they have adapted well to man-made environments, often seen hunting alongside roads, their numbers have declined a lot since the 70s. This was thought to be mainly due to loss of hunting …

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