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Drowned land

The Saeftinghe nature reserve is a large tidal marsh in the south of the Netherlands close to the Belgian border. The brackish intertidal area is located in the estuary of the Scheldt river where freshwater meets the salt waters of the North Sea. 91 more words


Big Foot and the Redshank Nest

What’s the crunch point? Grazed saltmarsh is an important habitat for Redshank but the addition of an extra four large feet can have serious negative effects. 1,175 more words

Breeding Waders

All downhill for upland waders?

Are targeted payments for England’s upland farmers benefiting Curlew, Lapwing, Oystercatcher, Redshank and Snipe?

In the period 1995 to 2013, England lost 32% of its breeding Curlew, 31% of its Redshank, 27% of its Lapwing and 14% of its Snipe, according to the latest… 1,015 more words

Breeding Waders

Our Blood Pressures are Fine

This is our pitch at Mar Menor….Mavis is parked on the left, in a front corner next to a section of nature reserve which separates the campsite from the town of Los Alcázares. 616 more words

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The Delta Works are a series of constructions in the south-west of the Netherlands to protect land from the sea. Part of these Works is the Brouwersdam, a dam built between the former islands Goeree-Overflakkee and Schouwen-Duiveland. 32 more words


A Trip on Shanks' Pony

I felt rather like the little man in the picture by the time Shanks’ Pony had done with me.  I wonder whose mug it is? A fellow left-hander, obviously. 973 more words

The Rattle Bag

Naturelog: Tuesday 19th January

A chance to get out of London and travel down to Chatham to look for the Great Northern Diver which is wintering in the docks (I failed to see it on my trip last month). 615 more words

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