About tontowilliams

Would-be writer, environmentalist, naturalist, allotment holder, blogger, vlogger, and dog owner. <br /><br />oh and book reader, obviously ;) <br /><br />@tontowilliams

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  • tontowilliams shared from Gods of the Morning: A Bird's Eye View of a Highland Year by John Lister-Kaye
    Our principle has been: ‘If it seems like a good idea and is likely to reduce man’s impact, let’s try it.’
  • tontowilliams shared from Common Ground by Rob Cowen
    When not nesting, whether migrating or over territory, swifts rest by climbing into high altitude – up to around 10,000 feet – and enter into a state called ‘unihemispheric slow-wave sleep’. A neurotransmitter shuts off half their brain, keeping the other half functioning and alert to changes in wind and drift, ensuring the bird wakes up where it fell asleep.
  • tontowilliams shared from Common Ground by Rob Cowen
    Crawling over the algae-rimed stones, the nymphs of Ephemera danica are six-armed Vasudhārās whose tusky protuberances look like ornate headdresses in the sun-percolated water.
    Note: Green Drakes
  • tontowilliams shared from Common Ground by Rob Cowen
    Crawling over the algae-rimed stones, the nymphs of Ephemera danica are six-armed Vasudhārās whose tusky protuberances look like ornate headdresses in the sun-percolated water.
    Note: Green Drakes
  • tontowilliams shared from Gods of the Morning: A Bird's Eye View of a Highland Year by John Lister-Kaye
    The Jack Russells will yawn and sigh as they stretch themselves across the hearth rug at my feet.