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Farlington Marshes

I ain’t been to Farlington Marshes for a while so I gone to Farlington Marshes and I seen things. 68 more words

Excursion into Yorkshire. Sunday 3rd August 2014.

Myself and Steve K did a trip into deepest Yorkshire, after our plan to go into the Midlands to see a Pacific Golden Plover, had to be changed after the plover departed! 431 more words

Bird Watching

Lancashire Day Out. Sunday 20th July 2014.

An almost full compliment of A-Teamers(communication/time zone problems?)left Rochdale at the later time of 7am for a day out in North Lancashire.First stop Conder Green with myself driving in my “new” car. 333 more words

Bird Watching


Rødstilk. Photographed on the graveyard stonewall in Røst, Norway.

Raymond Wardenaer

Naturelog: Morecombe Bay

About a mile from the RSPB reserve at Leighton Moss is the RSPB reserve at Morecombe Bay. This is a series of pools and mudflats and is at its best when the wading birds are driven off the mudflats in the bay and the estuary of the river Kent by the rising tide and need somewhere to roost and feed above the tide line. 21 more words

Natural History

Redshank, Persicaria maculosa

Sorry but it is not a wading bird it is a native  wildflower, what some people call a weed. It is most often found growing on wasteland, I have found it on the Sheep pasture close to the pond, it likes water It is in flower  now and for the rest of the summer (June-October). 131 more words


A momentous moment happened on Friday, I picked up my last nest and ended the fieldwork part of my project! The past two weeks have been the final push to get all the nests in and so I’ve kept my head down, prayed for the weather to hold and knuckled down to it. 771 more words