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36 Redshank

As its name suggests, redshanks’ most distinctive features are their bright orange-red legs. They have a medium-length bill with an orange base to match, brown speckled back and wings and paler belly. 8 more words


1st April

I was nearly an April fool today. It was a beautiful sunny day and I got the urge to go out somewhere in the afternoon. I almost didn’t choose Carsington but the good weather and light breeze made me think of Osprey…. 161 more words


What's that Gboy up to?

Yo Doods  Thank goodness the Sahara dust pollution is subsiding. I thought the pollution thingy was a bit drama queeny until I felt it in my John O’Groat last night. 370 more words

Cranky Cob

Hi Doods   Had a great morning at Restharrow Scrape today. Most of the teal have left and only a few gadwalls, shovelers and mallards are still remaining, But the gorgeous garganey drake is still lurking in the reeds beneath the sparrow hawk willow.   128 more words

Wading Wonders.

A couple of days down by the coast mixed with a bit of sunshine worked wonders. Although no summer visitors have made it over here yet there was still plenty to go at. 50 more words


Birds of County Down

I’m getting the best of both worlds at the moment, splitting my time between two homes, one in the city and one in the country. 200 more words