Parrot

Parrot

A parrot flying up and down the river Severn at Bridgnorth: here perching on a horse chestnut and eating some of the young buds.

It must be an escape, but apparently it has been flying wild for some months now.

Morel

Morel

This distinctive spring mushroom is uncommon.

The one pictured here was growing in a municipal flowerbed by the Severn – hence the gravel cover.

Goslings

Gosling

Goslings by the Severn at Bridgnorth. The goose-stepping mother leads a chick.

Goslings

The goslings swim in a shallow side stream.

Goslings

Watching over the feeding goslings.

Goslings

The mother needs to eat too.

Goslings