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Odd Morning

The weather has turned much colder, especially today, and that sparked a movement this morning of Canada Geese, a species that had previously been scarce to completely absent. 396 more words

Birds And Wildlife

Striking gold again!

When I said at the end of my last post “I wonder what next week will bring?!”, I didn’t expect another rarity to turn up! But one did, in the form of a lovely Lesser Yellowlegs. 128 more words


Mirror, Mirror

Don’t tell me of illusions that are fused
behind the mirror,
all this tricking and ticking is making
my eyes twitch.

A silhouette, fragmented like the skies… 35 more words

Martin Mere: Ducks, geese and a LOT of fun!

We decided to head up to Martin Mere today after hearing about some new features they had opened from my Mum. We decided to time it to have lunch there as a treat for the bank holiday and as we had a quick errand to run in Southport first. 729 more words

Forever bird watching

Topsham Bird Hide, Topsham, Devon

Contributor: Martin Howitt (and for those interested the cat is the very friendly Itchy)

Bird banding field methods for population data and species information

Hi everyone, this is my first post so I though I would talk about something I am familiar with.

I have been bird banding in Brisbane, Australia for three years now with a small team that regularly visits 5 sites around the area. 285 more words


Mad dash 'overseas'

For the past few weeks, there have been a pair of European Bee-eaters nesting in Niton on the Isle of Wight. I’d been hoping to go and see them since the National Trust announced the news, but for various reasons was yet to see them. 188 more words