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Abbotsbury Swannery is the only managed colony of nesting mute swans in the world. It is situated near the village of Abbotsbury in Dorset, England, 14 kilometres (9 mi) west of Weymouth on a 1-hectare (2-acre) site around the Fleet lagoon protected from the weather of Lyme Bay by Chesil Beach. The colony can number over 600 swans with around 150 pairs. Written records of the swannery’s existence go back to 1393 but it probably existed well before that. – Wikipedia

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Trapped under Ice – Bled

Some people hate low temperatures but I think you have to cherrish the Nature, not matter how it manifests itself. Very low temperatures of the past weeks caused the Bled lake to freeze and hey – how many times do you have a chance to walk to the lake’s island? Pics were taken this Friday evening.

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