The possibility of going out birding this Sunday looked very slim with rain forecast for most of the day and with illness etc, we decided to give it a miss. 366 more words
We arrived in St Lucia on a rather overcast, drizzly afternoon so Iwas holding thumbs that this wouldn’t be the norm for the weekend.
After checking into our accommodation and having some lunch we headed out in search of the St Lucia birds, My folks would probably have preferred to just relax for a bit longer after a very long, busy road and slow drive down from Johannesburg. 2,576 more words
After good views of a dusky thrush and black-throated thrush over the Christmas period in 2016, when we heard the news that a blue rock thrush had been spotted in a small garden in Stow-on-the-Wold, we decided we had to make the three hour journey to continue our list of rare thrushes in the UK. 71 more words
When people tell you about an “unusual” bird that they have seen near where they live, what do you do? Get a description from them and then show them some pictures or better still go and have a look at it. 369 more words