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Blyth Spirit reaches the A Team.13/14th December 2014.

Way back in 1994 myself and Bob K were lucky enough to see a Blyth`s Pipit at Landguard Point, Suffolk. The bird was catching “blue-bottles” (thanks Brian) and showing very well most of the time and was thought to be only the second record of this species recorded in Britain. 366 more words

Bird Watching

Spasm me this

I am having a spasm, twitch and jerk night. No, those aren’t nicknames for food, friends, or even dances. My arm, hand, foot and lower leg are acting like someone is shocking them with different levels of shock treatments. 242 more words

A grand day out in Lancashire.7/12/2014.

Myself and Steve B just could not resist a Shore Lark at Rossall Point, Fleetwood, so off we went last Sunday. A cold, windy, grey morning greeted us both as Steve drove towards the coast, after leaving Rochdale at 8am. 388 more words

Bird Watching

Wilson's Promontory - Part the third and final

Derek and I are at the end of our second days hike at Wilson’s Promontary

We set up camp at Little Waterloo Bay very close to the entrance of the overnight camping area. 2,271 more words

Comedy Writing

Izzy Wizzy Let's Get Busy

Before you think I’ve gone all Sooty and Sweep here’s actually another blog about birds… I know, amazing! This time a celebration of all things Isabelline Wheatear from Seaton Snook near Hartlepool. 406 more words


Blashford Lakes and a quest for an American gull...

Until this week I had been to Blashford Lakes only twice, which is a shame as it’s a lovely reserve. The first time was in late January after my semester 1 exams and I made the mistake of visiting without a scope. 401 more words


The Savi's Warbler problem

Whilst John and I were birding in Suffolk one June, news of a Savi’s Warbler half an hour’s drive from where we were came to our ears, and with such a rare bird so close we decided that we had nothing to lose and headed off to find it. 950 more words