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A couple new birds

We’ve had a few beautiful, sunny days lately.  I was lucky enough to see two new birds in the last two days.  The first was a Yellow-billed Cuckoo.  124 more words


brown cuckoo-dove

This beautiful russet-brown bird is quite large, growing up to 43cm. It is a type of pigeon that has a long tail and a loud call. 42 more words


Waders and warblers

At this time of the year it is all about waders and warblers. Many adult waders are now at the end of their breeding season and are making their way south – for some it might only be as far as a UK estuary, whilst for others this is only the first leg of a very long journey that could take them to a beach in West Africa, or even further in the case of Ruff; a 10,000km (6,000 miles) journey to South Africa. 474 more words

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