Black Country Bugle

In the green Black Country

- By GAVIN JONES

OLDBURY reader Dave Hanson found himself in the right place at the right time for this excellent photograph last week.

“My camera was set just right,” Dave told us, “when a heron came swooping in over the coots (which went into a right flap!) and landed on a branch overlookin­g the smaller pool at West Smethwick Park. The heron couldn’t have picked a more contrastin­g tree!”

 ??  ?? Heron touches down on West Smethwick Park
Heron touches down on West Smethwick Park

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