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Naturelog: 8th February

In the midst of a very busy week in which even blog posts had to take a back seat, it was good to find some time for a visit to the Tarn. 276 more words

Natural History


When it’s below freezing but sunny like it was this weekend, it is usually a good thing for waterfowl at the city water treatment ponds which don’t ice over.  413 more words

Visiting Godmanchester...Again!

I apologise for the short blogging break, life is busy and sometimes uncontrollable but I know you’ll forgive me. You always do!

Today I wanted to share a few photos from my mornings walk around Godmanchester Nature Reserve – I saw a few birds I haven’t seen before so I was pretty excited. 573 more words

Godmanchester Nature Reserve

Commonwealth Lake

Now that the snow has melted, the weather has turned to freezing temps and a howling east wind. Bleah. Despite the lousy conditions, I bundled up and took a walk around Commonwealth Lake. 190 more words

OR Birding Sites

Naturelog: 30th January

It’s the weekend of the RSPB winter garden bird count and as long-serving readers of my blog will know this is the weekend when all the birds desert my garden and go somewhere else. 340 more words

Natural History

A Counting Time

I seem to have been out counting birds a lot in the last few days. On Friday morning I was on the shore of Portsmouth Harbour near the Roman fort of Portchester Castle watching a flock of… 738 more words

Naturelog: 24th January (1)

Why does it always seem to happen? I go away for a week and another local birdwatcher finds 2 first sightings of species on the Tarn. 391 more words

Natural History