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A Good Frost

Saturday, November 30th 2019

After a succession of depressions sweeping the country bringing rain, high pressure has built and it is dry with rather low temperatures.  This has resulted in a good covering of frost across the reserve.  Carla was out with her camera first thing and recorded the cold, crisp morning.

The reeds at the head of the Scrapes looked white instead of their autumnal creamy brown.

The ponds were frozen.

A panoramic view of the Scrapes and a long shadow!  Blue skies and sunshine.

Even part of the lake was frozen.

 Bridge rails had their covering of ice crystals.


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