Given the easterly winds this Autumn I suspect we’ll get a good number of Lapland Buntings over wintering during the next few months. We saw quite a few on Scillies with this one on Bryher showing particularly well.
Our day tour to Northamptonshire for our Purple Emperor Tour was a complete success. At times it was as if we couldn’t get away from Emperors and Silver Washed Fritillaries, Next years tour is open for bookings on the website… 14 more words
We had been walking over the heath at Arne RSPB on the third day of our tour to Dorset. The Jurassic coast has lots of wildlife delights that made themselves available to us but none so much appreciated as on that day at Arne. 315 more words
The Bay of Biscay is a large place. Travelling at 25 knots on the French ship the Pont Aven this week it took us 12 hours to cross from the Ushant Isles in the north to the port of Santander on the north Spanish coast. 344 more words
Red crested Pochards are quite difficult to get close to in Norfolk; always at the far end of the scrape. Not so in Essex. This bird was at Abberton Reservoir on our Essex Day tour last week. 10 more words