This one caught my eye on Tresco in the Scilly Isles
This is close to the wood and suffered in a winter storm but seems determined to survive by leaning on those next to it.
These have become the place to be for a desirable rookery.
Or a refuge for a wood pigeon
Dead silver birch have become the home for something else.
Becoming the host for the tinder (Horses' Hooves) fungi kills them off.
For more on trees please visit Carmi's let treedom ring (thematic photographic)