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Naturelog: Aln Estuary

When I visit Northumbria, I stay in Alnmouth a beautiful village sandwiched between the North Sea and the estuary of the River Aln. Although Birdwatching is not my reason for being there, I do look forward to being able to do one of my favourite walks down the River Aln to the estuary and then back up the coast side of the village past a small marshy area. 393 more words

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Spring is in the Air!

Thursday, 5th March 2015 (Day 4, week 9)

Hello friends!

What a lovely walk Mr RR and I had today!  Can you believe that on Tuesday there was hail and sleet and freezing winds….and today the sun was shining, the birds were singing and the sea was deep, deep greeny blue….aaah wonderful.   863 more words

Rutland Water, First day of March

The weather held until lunchtime at Rutland Water today and there was plenty to see.
The highlight of the day was the stoat, which we watched for nearly 10 minutes until it was seen off by a coalition of magpies and canada geese. 19 more words


Hayle Estuary, The Towans and Phillack

Dear readers

Something strange is happening in my world.

Last night as I sat studying an OS map and contemplating tea and cake in M&S while waiting for the car to be serviced today, some words suddenly popped out of my mouth: 566 more words

Naturelog: Thursday 5th Febraury

The morning started well with a pair of Song Thrushes in the garden. Thrush species other than Blackbird are winter visitors to the garden but with the mild weather we have had this winter they have been absent until now. 196 more words

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