Flora/Fauna Pyrenees

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bird watching Pyrenees The arrival of colder weather often brings the elusive wallcreeper down from the cliffs of Gavarnie to the relative civilisation of the walls of the fortified church in Luz. Luckily, last week we had two Englishmen in the

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Vallée d’Ossoue to Lac de Gaube via Bayssellance

Walking between Gavarnie and Cauterets there are flowers everywhere.  Along with water pouring out of every crevice and newborn lambs being taken straight up onto the remnant snow by their mothers.  I wondered if this was to protect them from eagles –

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Pyrenean Animal Park

We will be reprinting some blog articles from Francesca Foot over the next couple of months.  She is an English university exchange student who has been in Luz, on and off, for the last year.  She writes a blog on all her

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Nature Feature

An elusive wallcreeper often spends part of winter on the church opposite the hotel.  Its probably down the valley at the moment because it is too cold up here.

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Fran’s Pyrenean Flower Photos

  As it is spring I thought I’d reprint some of Fran’s photos showing all her flower finds in the Luz and Cauteret valleys last summer.  Daffodils have been out over the last couple of weeks and now the buttercups and dandelions

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