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Naturelog: 11th January

Made a detour on the way home for a walk around the Tarn. I was looking to see if I could find the Grey Wagtail which has been frequenting the feeding station in the garden for the last couple of weeks and which I presume is over-wintering on the islands in the Tarn. 157 more words

Natural History


The lovely Gadwalls are in the Cowichan Valley now.  Above is a male,  photo taken at the Fish Hatchery near the Cowichan River.  Below are male and female browsing on the duck weed. 35 more words


Limassol area 5th January 2017

First day out birding of 2017 on my return from UK. As I had missed out on adding Common Gull to my 2016 Cyprus list I was determined to get it for my 2017 list. 143 more words

Cyprus Birdwatching

Idle Valley Nature Reserve

Let’s be honest, doesn’t Idle Valley sound like a great place to be? It has to be up there with Happy Valley and Easy Street. 397 more words

Bird Watching

Counting Day

Once a month we count the wildfowl on the reserve and also on the other lakes in the area to get an idea of how many there are and so how populations are fairing. 582 more words

Tramore: Wild Delights at All Times of Year

Ask most people in Waterford about Tramore, and they’ll tell you it’s famous for two things. The first is the long stretch of sand facing into the Celtic Sea, from which the town has earned its keep for generations. 1,731 more words