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Israel, March 2014 (photos from Sunbird tour)

There’s no great secret as to why I love going back to Israel. The birding is first rate, so check out the following selection from my recent Sunbird tour to Israel. 279 more words


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twitching eye betrays

unseen mental unease and

uncertain stomach

© Freya Pickard 2014


Yeah, Go Ahead and Giggle...My Eye Twitches Sometimes

Lately, I’ve had this annoying problem of my right eye twitching…and it’s bugging the s**t out of me. Not severe and frequent, but recurring. One of the possible causes is not enough sleep (fatigue) and frequent computer use. 40 more words

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Camping Gear: Take a Mikko Bird Feeder Camping

A little whimsy goes a long way on a Monday …. and my squishy inner outdoor goddess has fallen in love with these divine bird feeders by French design studio… 85 more words



RARE BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA. By Steven Howell, Ian Lewington and Will Russell. PRINCETON PRESS. $35.
Could that possibly be a Terek Sandpiper…or a Zino’s Petrel just off starboard? 180 more words


Half a day on the Mersey Way. 1/3/2014

Our almost annual trip to Moore local nature reserve in Warrington was well attended this year, apart from one of the lads choosing down rather than feathers! 437 more words

Bird Watching

Invisible Brutalities

Your kiss last night

tore a piece from me


it was almost a gift,

given freely despite the ugly

wrenching, the blood


an equal trade for… 86 more words