Saturday 29th April 2017. The superb Frampton reserve continues to improve, year on year and can now rival some of the top reserves in the country. Ben Ward and myself decided to have a proper go at a daylist, we … Continue reading Ton Up at RSPB Frampton Marsh
You might see a Nightingale at Whisby NR at the moment hence the post title … Mightingales! My work today was at Lincoln County Hospital and had a start time that allowed me to have an hour or so birding … Continue reading Mightingales!
I didn’t venture far from home this Sunday as had to nip out somewhere with the good lady in the morning and friends from Surrey were calling into see us on the way back from the weekend visiting friends in … Continue reading House Sparrow again!
I try at least once a year to get to ‘Seabird City’ otherwise known as RSPB Bempton Cliffs. I stayed overnight locally in my motorhome for an early start at this wonderful bird watching location. Arriving at about 8.15am I was … Continue reading Bempton Cliffs
Waterwell lane, Ancaster. Yesterday afternoon I had a drive along and noted some good birds. Most significant was a flock of corn buntings containing approximately 35 birds. This was an impressive count for the area, a few pairs breed but … Continue reading Farmland birds joy
Had the chance to once again spend some time staying with my cousin John and his wife Belinda in Los Nietos, Mar Menor, Murcia, Spain the other week. So obviously, my camera gear and bins went along too. I also … Continue reading Murcia again!
Weds. 19th April 2017. As always, a great day out at this premier site. I was determined not to call into the visitor centre to check on sightings, instead trying to find as much as I could myself. Starting off at the … Continue reading A day at Frampton Marsh
Marston. 11 April. I doubt that it will be as good as last year for wagtails as there isn’t a sheep field to pull them in. The first yellow wagtail was seen on the 9th and today I was surprised to find … Continue reading The wags are back
This beauty graced the scrape yesterday. Mostly asleep. Colour-ringed at Dunkirk, Cambs. Awaiting full history data, but so far have learned it spent the previous day at Rutland water. I think it’s a female and was ringed in 2009. No … Continue reading Marston avocet