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Birding at Dawlish Warren

Last Sunday I joined ten hardy souls from the Glamorgan Bird Club (and two of their equally hardy children) to brave the strong polar winds and occasional stinging rain showers to check out the birding delights of south Devon. 253 more words


Birding at Goldcliff

I am SO pleased I bought binoculars. My second trip to Goldcliff lagoons and Newport Wetlands with my Glamorgan Bird Club buddies last weekend was just so much better for having them, as there was an incredible diversity of birds to be seen but most were distant views from hides or platforms. 237 more words


Shelduck 8

The eighth stage of this lengthy process. A light blue layer for the sky and some of the water. I’ve carved lines out of the background for reeds. 17 more words


Shelduck 6

I’ve added the final black layer, which defines the whole shape of the bird. I’m pleased with the result so far. Will have to work on the background block next, which is a bit intimidating. 23 more words


Shelduck 5

Couldn’t resist the beak. Not as bright as I had in mind, but that is not a bad thing, I expect. Only applied ink to the beak area as it is the only red. 27 more words


Amber Alert: Shelducks Nesting!

Two years ago, we here at Blackwater Valley set about repairing a nesting box for our local Shelduck community, an amber status bird native to the UK. 155 more words


Tresco birds and squirrels

A great day’s birding on Tresco

A Black-winged Stilt

Two birds on thenGreat Pool – the first since 2006 (I think)

A Blue-headed wagtail

An Eastern race of the Yellow Wagtail… 31 more words

Isles Of Scilly