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Worzel Gummidge

on Jan 15, 2019 in: Music, Photography

As many of you know, one of my musical outlets is playing with the Cottenham Theatre Workshop pit band led by Aunty Babs. This was a finale jam we did on last night of our Worzel Gummidge performance back in December 2018 with Babs on piano, Rob on c...

The Common, or Eurasian, Treecreeper, as its name might suggest, creeps up trees, often oaks and others with rough bark, plucking insects and other invertebrates from the niches. I specifically said up, because they never creep down the tree, always...

Coastal defences, Cobbolds Point, Felixstowe, Suffolk, UK The post Coastal defences, Cobbolds Point, Felixstowe, Suffolk appeared first on David Bradley.

Focus on Flickr

on Jan 10, 2019

If you have more than 1000 photos in your Flickr account, they will delete the oldest ones soon unless you pay for an unlimited Pro account, despite the promise of 1 terabyte storage given to non-Pro users several years ago. Anyway, I’ve got we...

Males dive deeper, but female Magellanic penguins swim further for food and get stranded as far away as the Brazilian coast, according to new research. It seems that the males are larger, heavier, and stronger so can dive deeper for forward, the fema...

Half a Titchwell Ton

on Jan 1, 2019

We decided to forego the traditional seeing in the New Year for 2019* and had an early night so we could get up to head north for New Year’s Day. By north I mean Norfolk and RSPBsĀ Titchwell and Snettisham, specifically. Arrived at Titchwell at...

We got wind of Bramblings and Smews in Needingworth, so took a 5-6 mile stroll around RSPB Ouse Fen (Needingworth side and across to the Ouse and back to the car park via the outskirts of Hanson) to see what we could see. No Bramblings nor any Smews.