Rowans have long been associated with myth, magic and witches!
0 Have your say After an amazingly dry and mild fortnight, the weather finally broke on Sunday as I was walking round Lindean Reservoir near Selkirk, and the heavens opened.
There wasn’t much to see on the loch, other than a solitary little grebe, but the surrounding trees were a different matter.
As I approached a group of heavily berry-laden rowans, a huge flock of around 200 redwings suddenly exploded skywards. These recently arrived winter thrushes were feeding up on the bountiful harvest of rowans, before dispersing into smaller groups and spending the winter foraging for food all over... read more
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