dusty paths -
a butterfly flies
Definitely high summer along the John Muir walkway at Musselburgh today. Lots of butterflies about.
When I got to the bird reserve on the old ash lagoons, I was delighted to see my first ever ruff. I had read that it was there, but had worried that with it not being in breeding plumage, I might not recognise it. Never fear, even without the magnificent breeding feathers, it's still a fine looking bird.
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