On 8 October the walking club did a 10 kilometre circuit from Paulmy. Here are some pictures from that walk.
|Terrier hunting voles (spot the vole bottom right).|
This is one of Jane's small terrier type dogs. It leapt into the ditch and a bank vole simultaneously leapt out. It was like a circus act. The dog then proceeded to look everywhere except at my feet, where the vole was cowering.
|One of two donkeys in a field on the outskirts of Paulmy.|
|Abandoned troglodyte cave home on the outskirts of Ferrière-Larçon. I like the use of the overhang to provide eaves.|
|Male Great Banded Furrow Bee Halictus scabiosae on Greater Knapweed Centaurea scabiosa (Fr. Centaurée scabieuse).|
|Dominique called me over to make a short detour to have a look at this house in Ferrière-Larçon. The owner makes charming rustic bird nest boxes out of found wood.|
|Broad-leaved Everlasting Pea Lathyrus latifolius (Fr. Gesse à larges feuilles). English gardeners here often mistake them for the closely related Sweet Pea when they appear spontaneously in their garden.|
|The church at Le Grand Pressigny.|
|Crossing the Saint Mande valley, designated a 'Sensitive Natural Space'.|
|Walking through open farmland.|
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