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Which Cackler?

Prompted by the last post on the subject, Minimal Interest, Joan Chaplin sent me these images of a Cackling Goose at Foxholes Fisheries, Crick from 23rd April 2012. 176 more words


Minimal Interest

That’s what this Cackling Goose at Daventry CP today is likely to elicit. Apparently it has been present two weeks among the local Canada Geese and, given its range along the western seaboard of North America, and its time and place of occurrence, it is almost certainly an escape – although it is a long-distance migrant! 256 more words


Ruddy Shelducks: Northamptonshire and the European Perspective

It has been less than a year since I summarised the Northamptonshire status of Ruddy Shelduck and speculated on the possible origins of birds visiting the county. 525 more words


Places to go - Martin Mere

I’ve been away for awhile but I have been working hard believe me!  Well, my Dad has!  He has been helping me to “do up” my backyard.   626 more words

On your doorstep

I’m sure this is not particular to London dwellers, but we are as guilty as many who live in beautiful and wealthy cities but do not take full advantage of them. 348 more words

Conversation Between Friends

Canadian Ponder

From the day at Ellesmere and the Frozen Lake series, this Canda Goose looks on at the Sun in the distance.