Birding Afloat

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

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Norfolk Away-Day

on Jan 21, 2020

❄️☁️⛅️ 8C ~ Wind ⇐ SW@6mph  Tuesday 21st January 2020 ~ My first visit of 2020 to the Norfolk coast in the company of Alan Boddington, John Raven and Geoff Hood from the Brandon Marsh team.Eastern Yellow Wagtail (Motacill...

WWT Slimbridge 2020

on Jan 18, 2020

☀️6C ~ Wind ⇐ w@3mph  Saturday 18th January 2020 ~ For the past ten years or so Dazza and I have made an annual pilgrimage to WWT Slimbridge during the month of January. It's not only a great place to see certain species that you...

Local Walk

on Jan 12, 2020

☀️9C ~ Wind ⇐ S@4mph  Sunday 12th January 2020 ~ After a morning at Brandon Marsh, where there was no real change to recent sightings Dazza and I enjoyed a local late afternoon walk around the canal at Shuckburgh.Great White Egre...

☀️10C ~ Wind ⇐ S@9mph  Friday 10th January 2020 ~ A morning and early afternoon out with Alan Boddington visiting Eyebrook Reservoir and Rutland Water, the latter a great place to tick off a trio of less common Grebe species.Befo...

New Year Begins

on Jan 6, 2020

☁️7C ~ Wind ⇐ S@9mph Monday 6th January 2020 ~ My first visit of the year to Brandon Marsh today, basically to get the year list off to a start. The last time I was here before Christmas the place was completely flooded out and it was nice...

New Years Day 2020

on Jan 1, 2020

☀️16C ~ Wind ⇐ NNW@5mph  Wednesday 1st January 2020 ~ Dazza and I enjoyed an afternoon walk in glorious weather above the mountains of Mijas Pueblo. From the car park at Sendero Cerro de la Medialuna, the old quarry you make an i...

New Years Eve 2019

on Dec 31, 2019

☀️17C ~ Wind ⇐ N@5mph  Tuesday 31st December 2019 ~ My final post of the year finds me and Dazza at Zapata, a cracking little habitat right next to Malaga Airport. We decided to stay local today and just enjoy a nice afternoon stroll...