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The Curtain Twitcher's Handbook: Tip #1

‘Selecting the Tools of the Trade’ by Daisy May

It doesn’t matter what kind of curtains you have. They don’t have to be the traditional net or lace ones.

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The First Ever Twitch

As I mentioned in a previous article, there is a difference between a birdwatcher and a twitcher. A birdwatcher will sit, as I am doing now, and watch whatever birds come to the feeders on the patio. 459 more words




To the young girl looking at me on the bus;

I’m sorry

I’m sorry I was more distracting than the loud talking drunk, I’m sorry the kid falling asleep on your shoulder wasn’t heavy enough, I’m sorry the bus driver forgot to turn off the lights, I’m sorry. 62 more words


Success & Failure. 3/7/2016

The arrival of post breeding birds back into the country is always an exciting time for us birders, so when an American White Winged Scoter was seen in Aberdeenshire it was time to gather the troops. 674 more words


Day 29 - My 30 days Wild 2016

Okay so technically not wildlife but come on you cannot deny the beauty of new life.

This little one is a week old today and is being well cared for by Mammy and Daddy. 18 more words


Norfolk Broads : Stubb Mill, Hickling

Beyond Hickling Nature Reserve – Sunday 20th June 2016

Walk down a grassy track for about 3/4 of a mile from the Hickling Nature Reserve and you’ll find yourself standing next to an ancient mill tower, surrounded by marsh at the rather ominously named Raptor Roost. 610 more words


It was Knot to be. 18/6/2016.

The news that a Great Knot had been found at Titchwell, Norfolk, did`nt have any of us dashing about to see it, as we all had seen the Teeside bird (or great dot as it was called) But after a conversation with one of our York birdwatching friends, I thought it might be nice to acompany him as he planned to go on his own. 527 more words