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Apprentice Robber

Here's a series of images of a young Great Black-backed Gull doing what comes naturally,...

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14 Feb, 2017
M_squared

Titchfield.

Lunch at our eldest son and daughter in laws at Lee on Solent made a pleasant change...

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29 Jan, 2017
Eje

Problem solving

This blog is a by-product of my time spent today for the RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch. I...

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A_menzies_hunt
 

28 Jan, 2017
M_squared

Brief visits.

Are we getting old and can't stand the cold anymore? the answers YES and so for a...

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20 Jan, 2017
Eje

Time for breakfast

A set of images taken at WWT Martin Mere, Burscough, Lancashire, in November 2016.

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A_menzies_hunt
 

12 Jan, 2017
M_squared

A welcome return.

In my blog of the 8th of January 2016 "The end of an era" I shared shots taken at...

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8 Jan, 2017
Eje

Cooper's Hawk

This distinguished visitor dropped in on me. I had no idea what it was but he sure...

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3 Jan, 2017
Dagwood

Moray Coastal Birding

How time flies. A comment on GOY this morning reminded me that I had not visited...

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1 Jan, 2017
Bulbaholic

A visit to Hillers

A visit to Hillers garden centre where the bird hide overlooks the grounds of Ragley...

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21 Dec, 2016
Delboy

Team work

I watched a team effort by a group of Cormorant at Blashford Lakes, Hampshire, in...

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A_menzies_hunt
 

18 Dec, 2016
M_squared

Local shots.

All taken over the past few days at Baffins pond and Langstone harbour. Three of...

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5 Dec, 2016
Eje

Baffins pond shots.

Recent local shots. Male Mallard. Fishing Cormorants. Grey Heron. Little Grebe. Shovelers...

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1 Dec, 2016
Eje

The Grey Heron.

Grey herons are unmistakeable: tall, with long legs, a long beak and grey, black...

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28 Nov, 2016
Delboy

The Water Rail.

Smaller and distinctly slimmer than the moorhen, the water rail is a fairly common...

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21 Nov, 2016
Delboy

The Curlew.

The curlew is the largest European wading bird, instantly recognisable on winter...

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21 Nov, 2016
Delboy

The Little Egret.

The little egret is a small white heron with attractive white plumes on crest, back...

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20 Nov, 2016
Delboy

SPAM

10 MORE SPAM BLOGS ON TODAY WHY DO WE BOTHER WITH THIS SITE

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17 Nov, 2016
Firefinch

LIve web cams

On U Tube yesterday I came across three wonderful live cam sites. For us birders...

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6 Nov, 2016
Eje

Squacco-heron

Up to I600 pm Thursday! Non today! Been around since Tuesday! Feeding on fry in...

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28 Oct, 2016
Gerald

carnage in the garden

last week 22/10/2016 a female sparrowhawk took a woodpigeon in the garden after having...

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28 Oct, 2016
Firefinch