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Steve Parkes English Country Garden - Parody (37) RE: English Country Garden - Parody 01 Jun 18


One of mine from a while back...

English country garden bats

How many kinds of bats can you find
In an English country garden?
Iíve got a list, though they donít always rhyme,
But Iím sure youíll soon forgive me:
Whiskered bat and barbastelle,
Daubentonís and pipistrelleó
Common, midge or Nathusiusíó
Flitting all around when the sun goes down
In your English country garden.

Nattererís bat enjoys a chat with Brandtís bat and Leislerís bat
As they fly above your garden.
Serotine and lesser horseshoe, noctule and greater horseshoe
Flutter by the garden.
Brown long-eared and grey long-eared,
Good old greater mouse-eared,
All live it up with the parti-coloured bat;
They all take flight when day turns into night
In an English country garden.

Bechsteinís Ö donít forget the Bechsteinís!

© Steve Parkes 2006


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