Sorry but do not have a lot of time tonight to do full blogs as I had planned so below are links to my two latest blogs that are hosted on my website for those interested in reading. Blog 1 … Continue reading stevenesbitt.co.uk – blog update
As many of you will have noticed the forum has been experiencing problems this week , the servers are being upgraded apparently which has thrown up a few issues , I am in contact with the hosts and hopefully should … Continue reading Forum downtime
Mon 25th Jan 2016. We started at Cleethorpes country park, where the red-necked grebe gave good close views. Calling in at Covenham reservoir, we located a black-necked grebe. It was way out in the middle of the res. We had to … Continue reading 5 grebe species.
Walked the dog at Marston and Belton today. Marston was really quiet, nothing much of note apart from a few herring and great black backed gulls flying over and a smart pale morph buzzard perched on an owl box. At Belton … Continue reading 24th Jan 2016
Sat 23rd Jan 2016. RIVER WITHAM MOUTH, FRAMPTON, FREISTON. There were masses of brent geese in the area this afternoon. At one stage, at the low tide mark, some 5,000 all joined together, sitting and swimming in the river. Quite … Continue reading Black with brents.
January 20th. A cold morning with temperatures above freezing. Around were a Hen Harrier, a Peregrine, 500 Brent Goose, a Pale-bellied Brent Goose, 40 Corn Bunting and a Woodcock. The Pink-footed Goose flock contained 3 adult ‘european’ White-fronted Goose. January 19th. … Continue reading Gibraltar Point update
Thurs 14th Jan 2016. River Witham mouth, Cut End. Poor conditions for humans=Good conditions for seawatching. Maybe. It was the coldest day of the winter so far, with rain, wind, snow and sleet.It was raw. I have been visiting here quite … Continue reading Fortune favours the brave.
Today (Jan 29th) I took a drive over to the landfill site at Stainby this morning to see what was happening. It is very evident that with the site slowly closing down the changes this is making to the birdlife … Continue reading What’s happening at Stainby then?
During the 2015 christmas break from work Karen and I decided to have a day over at Great Yarmouth Norfolk on December 29th, the sun was reported to be putting in an appearance too so off we went and of course my … Continue reading Great Yarmouth Med Gulls
There was a hobby at Marston today!! JAN 5th. Phil Hyde was looking for the Siberian chiffchaff(found by Alex Lees, yesterday). I was with Spadge about a hundred metres away from Phil. We clocked a small raptor, I only had … Continue reading Almost unbelievable