Birding Afloat

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



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After Monday's excellent visits to Glapthorn and Barnack Hills nature reserves the remainder of the week has been spent locally, with several year-ticks to mention. Monday's glorious blue skies were actually the best weatherwise, with the rest of wee...

โ˜€๏ธ 25C Monday 11th June 2018 ~ Spent the morning at Glapthorn Cow Pastures meeting up with Jim Timms, his wife Carol and Tony Harman. The weather today was once again glorious with clear blue skies and sunshine throughout, perfect conditions for...

โ˜€๏ธ 23C Wednesday 6th June 2018 ~ A day out in the Wyre Forest (Dowles Brook) meeting up with John Osbourne, Bill Gill and Alan Boddington at 07:30 ~ Completing an anti-clockwise circular walk west from the car park along Dowles Brook, returning a...

Back aboard now after an exhilarating 16days in northern Aragon high up in the Spanish Pyrenees and then down along the coastal areas of Catalonia to the north-east. In total, we clocked up some 2,650 kilometres and avoided just three head-on co...

The last three days of the holiday have been more a mixture of wildlife watching and sightseeing. Today (Saturday 26th) we move out of our current accommodation for a weekend of rest and pampering at a quiet hotel near Girona. I'll certainly miss sit...

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธโ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŒฉ25C Tuesday 22nd May 2018 ~ Our second day around Aiguamolls de l'Empordร  and we began firstly by bypassing the busy main reserve and driving around to the adjacent campsite access road. Here you can enjoy close views of the Estany...

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธโ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŒฉ21C Monday 21st May 2018 ~ Aiguamolls de l'Empordร  Natural Park protects one of the most important remaining wetlands on the northern Costa Brava coast. Vital as a staging area for a wide variety of water birds, this network of fre...