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Tawny visits, Redpoll & Harvest Mouse Parties!

There is SO much going on at Yew View, it can be a challenge, in 1 day,  to collect all the footage, set up Bushnells for the following week and set up new projects and I had the excitement of the bird ringing this week as well! 926 more words


An almost perfect day

Today’s guest picture is another from my brother’s Bristol trip and shows the cathedral there.  Two of his sisters sneaked into the shot.

In a recent post, I asked for a small ridge of high pressure to give us a break from the rain and today my request was granted.  962 more words


Fine City Highlights

As well as local birding it is the time of year when winter highlights crop up in unexpected paces in nearby Norwich. I often have cause to travel the riverside paths at the rear of the Cathedral and there are often urban specialties to be seen. 457 more words

Puffed out

Today’s guest picture shows a squad of herons practising counter marching yesterday in a London park for the entertainment of my sister Mary.

I had a bit of a mistimed day today as I was busy inside in the morning when the weather was dry and by the time that I was ready for the great outdoors, the rain started…and kept going.  372 more words



19 January 2016

My first sighting of a Redpoll. There were a pair of them eating seeds from the old vegetation along the Canal just past the Bird Table Bridge. 73 more words