Managed a post Christmas jaunt yesterday, I’d lined up Ben Ward and Dave Roberts to meet up at the Apex pit gull roost early afternoon but Ben text to say he wouldn’t make it after getting stuck at the Blue Rock … Continue reading Foggy afternoon
Today 29th Dec 2016, at Denton res., I refound the nasal-tagged tufted duck that I saw here on 10th Dec 2013. It was the same bird, marked A4j, tagged in France in 2009 and seen several times at Rutland and … Continue reading Tagged Tufty
Each year I make a list of birds seen in my home county of Lincolshire. With so many other things to do involving birding, like twitching national rarities, local patching and days out to places like Spurn and Norfolk, the list was … Continue reading My big Lincs yearlist attempt.
Mon 19th Dec 2016 The water was as calm as a mill pond and, although the visibility wasn’t that good due to a bit of mist, anything on the water was easily picked up. A single shag was still present, … Continue reading Witham mouth
Had a late lunch in Bourne Wood today as was working in Oakham and then Bourne today. I parked in the usual spot where you are guaranteed good views of Nuthatch and Marsh Tit at this time of year due to them … Continue reading Bourne Wood & Hawthorpe
My wife is brilliant in many ways but especially when letting me sneak off for a days guided birding if I can source one, when we are away on holiday in Thailand, this time was no different with a guide … Continue reading Thailand 2016 – part 2 – Doi Inthanon
With the good lady and my two lovely daughters going on a pre-xmas shopping trip to Nottingham last Saturday this left me at a loose end as to what I could do so ….. ….I thought a of a joint … Continue reading Xmas shopping or Norfolk?