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Interpreting changing wader counts

When you count the number of Redshank on your local estuary and discover that there are fewer now than there were last year –  or five, or twenty years ago – what are the implications? 1,287 more words

Black-tailed Godwit

Norfolk Journey -Day 4

A wet morning and so we set off for Flitcham Abbey farm. This working farm has a wildlife haven with a hide overlooking a meadow which includes an oak tree which is home to a pair of Little Owl, but despite scanning the tree we are unable to see one roosting on the tree. 463 more words

Natural History

Waders at Frampton Marsh

Last week, Bestbeloved and I went to the RSPB’s Frampton Marsh nature reserve in south Lincolnshire. The big advantage of going to places like this is that there are many birds and you get quite close to them in the several hides the RSPB provide. 120 more words



I have had .. something going on in the background.

I have, or may have, hinted about this but in all honesty I did not know what I would find when I .. 254 more words

Frampton Marsh in Winter

At the end of a particularly mild November here in the East Midlands, a trip to Frampton Marsh in Lincolnshire provided us with sightings of quite a wide range of birds. 50 more words


A little bit on grassland management

If you have been to either Farlington Marshes or Southmoor nature reserves you will have noticed that last month our furry lawnmowers appeared. Cattle are now used extensively in conservation to graze sites to achieve the specific goals that are needed. 992 more words

Farlington Marshes