There has been some talk of The Butts on Ruby's blog, so when we walked down there this morning I took these pics. Not terribly exciting, I'm afraid. The "tunnel" above is much darker than it looks.
There are plenty of ducks swimming in the slime:
Here is a poor lame non-duck that I wanted to help, but couldn't work out how. No doubt it's still there if any kind soul knows what to do with it. Is it a young (hence brown not black) moorhen - or something else?