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September 16th

This weekend we have had continuing westerly winds – quite strong today. There was much more seabird activity past Fife Ness but still a long way out. 395 more words


Mid-Atlantic Butterfly Field Forecast for the Week of 2018 September 15

HIGHLIGHTS: Leonard’s Skipper (continuing, MD), White M Hairstreak (MD), Great Purple Hairstreak (continuing, MD), Ocola Skippers, Long-tailed Skippers

It appeared for a while that there would be nothing but hurricane-related woe to report, and the uncooperative weather of the past week (Florence aside) meant there were very few reports from the field.  563 more words


September 14th

There was a flock of 47 goosander at high tide just off the car park at Kingsbarns Beach this afternoon. This is the largest flock I have seen near Crail. 91 more words


September 13th

The pink-footed geese are coming in – I had heard they have been passing Crail all day and I have just had my first for the season flying over my house, their “onk-onk-wink-wink” calls ushering in the autumn. 7 more words


Have you wondered if...

Have you wondered how entities or “things” which are obviously fictional such as Slender Man, are still claimed to be seen by people?  I have, and if you are curious or have an interest in the mysterious and unexplained you have too.  16 more words

September 12th

It is turning into one of those quiet autumns for seabirds. I haven’t had a sooty shearwater yet, no autumn little gulls and generally evening sea watches from Crail are fairly uneventful. 65 more words


Ghost Cat

At 5:50 this morning, it was still nearly dark. Lula Belle whined and yipped at the glass front door. I peered out and saw some sort of critter under a live oak near the pine tree line. 102 more words