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 Hi, you have arrived at my personal Blog which will cover my activities and reactions to the wildlife I meet whilst out and about, a few personal thoughts and perhaps a rant or two lol! but primarily to bring to you the photo's taken over the time out.

Hope you enjoy and comments are appreciated as ever. thank you and enjoy.




Fantastic Birds in less than fantastic weather.

January 30, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
So far, this winter has been particularly wet and windy, and though the temperatures are going to drop and there's the remote possibility of white stuff on the hills, we still go out and search for those species that are either visiting or have moved to lower locations. A trip to Slimbridge proved really good for the numbers game with some fine sp...
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Chritmas is coming and the birds are getting scarce!!!

January 03, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Or so the saying goes, well sort of close anyway.. having to split my time between two locations, one with no web access. Did curtail my keyboard activities. So what has been going on? I hear you say, I hope!! The end of 2017 proved to be really good with the influx of Hawfinch's across the country, and it seems most Church yards having one or more...
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High winds, high hill and high hopes!

November 01, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
The initial report of a Common Rock thrush in Wales crossed the screen of the phone in Notifications. WOW! now that is one within a couple of hours that is needed for the year and UK life list, fantastic indeed. So everyday I would check the news to see if it was still there and not gone or been predated. And then some two weeks after the initial r...
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And where to pause !!!

October 23, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
So where to next? The beach at Cley was the venue. The wind was staying from the south west, which whilst not giving much did produce the occasional nice bird. Like Red-throated Diver, Juvenile Guillemot and a smattering of Gannet, with sea duck well out near the Wind turbines. Then it was off to the NWT café for a break and then down to the hides...
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Where to Start ? and where to stop?

October 20, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
From the middle of September until the middle of October, a lot of miles have been added to the tripometer thingy, from Norfolk to Neston Cheshire and to East Yorkshire Easington, and of course some fantastic birds along the way. An amazing thing is that you go East and the action unleashes on the West, so you go West and, yep, it kicks of on the...
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