Winter In Galloway

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December, January, February

Snowdrops - harbingers of spring (Feb)
Snipe & Woodcock
Curlew ("whaup" in Scotland) - estuaries, hauntingly plaintive cry, population peaks winter. The Solway is of international importance for wintering curlew. "When visiting the Solway I marvelled at the thousands of nesting curlew massed at the edge of the incoming tide." [Michael Seago, Birds of Britain]
Other seabirds, estuaries
Purple birch twigs, e.g. Blackbellie
Baths, steamroom
Christmas shopping - see Local Shopping

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