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Winter Wonderland in the Steppes of Central Asia

Winter Steppe Wonderland

After the warmth of United Arab Emirates, back to the winter cold of Kazakhstan. Since arriving in Almaty, the weather has been dreary, with regular snowfalls. 586 more words


Webs Count

I take part in a bird count for the Wetlands Bird Survey (WeBS) each month and the December count was today (7th). I started doing this back in February and this month was by far the busiest for birds so I thought I’d post the count results here. 104 more words


Free as a Bird at Martin Mere: Where Land and Water Meet

A beautiful late October day in the north west of England was the ideal opportunity to connect with nature at a world-class reserve. Some residents were showy, beady-eyed and pastel pink…. 337 more words


Dumb Duck Feeders

People are actually feeding sea ducks with good old English chish and fips?  How dumb is that?


Science & Environment

Swans, Ducks and Eagles

Its hard to beat autumn in Almaty Kazakhstan.  From mid-September until mid-November, sometimes later, apart from the odd wet snowy squall, the weather is fine, mild and usually sunny.  471 more words