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Two Herons, a Chiffchaff and a Greater Spotted Woodpecker

Today was my first day back at work after a week off. Coming out of Farnborough North station this morning a pair of herons flew overhead.  One gave a kraak call (like the heron at the beginning of Tarka the Otter) and they flopped off at tree-top height, along the railway towards Wokingham.   Over the bridge, a chiffchaff was singing high up, first from a tree top, then from some power lines (the ones fitted with little 'springs' to make them more visible to low-flying swans).  A minute later, in the woods, a greater spotted woodpecker landed in a tree just above me, showing the red patch under its tail. 

You don't get that from a car!

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