Birding Afloat

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A personal view of nature from aboard my Narrowboat 'Quidditch'



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β˜οΈπŸŒ§β›…οΈ18/21C Thursday 11th May ~ Monday 15th May 2019 ~A long weekend out on the canal and despite the weather being mostly cloudy the odd sunny period brought out the Butterflies & Dragonflies.It's always good to be back on the 'CUT'On...

πŸ“– Fermyn Woods

on Jul 10, 2019

⛅️22C Wednesday 10th July 2019 ~A morning visit to Fermyn Woods Country Park near Kettering with Alan Boddington.Male Purple Emperor The main reason for our visit was the magnificent and extremely elusive male Purple Emperor. More often than...

πŸ“– Ryton Wood

on Jul 5, 2019

β˜€οΈ26C Friday 5th July 2019 ~ A less hectic day today with a pleasant few hours at Ryton Wood, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust.Purple Hairstreak taking refuge!'Mad dogs & Englishmen go out in the midday sun' summed up today's visit with Alan Boddi...

β˜€οΈ23C Thursday 4th July 2019 ~ A short early morning visit to Harbury Spoilbank, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, just a 10-minute drive from my moorings. The history of this nature reserve dates back to the construction of the Leamington to Oxford r...

β˜€οΈ 24C Wednesday 3rd July 2019 ~ A day out in Shropshire with Alan Boddington a fellow member of the Brandon Marsh Conservation Team with visits to Prees Heath Common and Fenn’s, Whixall & Bettisfield Mosses NNR. We began mid-morning at Pre...

β˜€οΈβ˜οΈ21C Tuesday 2nd July 2019 ~ I began today with an early morning visit to Ryton Wood, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust. With temperatures around 16C at 09:30 and mostly clear skies, it seemed a good place to start. On arrival, there was plenty...

Norfolk Short Break

on Jun 21, 2019

β˜€οΈβ›…οΈβ›ˆ18/20C Thursday/Friday 20/21 June 2019 ~A short break in Norfolk for me Thursday and Friday while Dazza is in France having a girlie few days with her mum. Plus a stop on route at Glapthorn Cow Pastures for Black Hairstreak.One of (14)...