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October highlights

It’s been a few weeks since returning from my trip to Shetland, so I’ve spent most of my time doing uni work. Being a second year student means there a lot more work that needs doing, and this time it counts towards my final grade! 441 more words


Vector Illustration: MNS bird race t-shirt

Along with the bird checklist, I was asked by members of the Malaysian Nature Society to come up with an additional design for their t-shirt, which was on sale at the bird race at the Borneo Highlands resort. 97 more words

Vector Illustrations

Making the most of the day

Saturday (20th September) was supposed to be another ringing session, but unfortunately, with the tides not quite high enough, the Sanderling and Ringed Plover decided not to cooperate! 335 more words


A Twitch in Time

I’m going to begin my first blog with a statement that on the face of it is true but also, it has to be admitted, a fabrication. 1,947 more words

Road Trip

Travelling North again

Day 2

It was still dark when we awoke at 4am, but a few hours later the sun slowly started to rise and we could see land appearing in the distance – Shetland. 679 more words

University Birdwatch Challenge


the deepening night—

under leaf and stone the ants

twitching as they dream


Twitching Times taster

Since this is my blog I thought I’d shamelessly promote my new birding book, Twitching Times.

It is customary to offer snippets from the book and, to give you some sort of idea what it is all about, here is the account of a bird-filled trip to the Isles of Scilly in October 1985. 1,771 more words

Birding EBooks