Birding Afloat

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Blog Tags:Birding, Nature, Outdoors

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



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After our visits to RSPB Loch of Strathsbeg and the Southern Highlands at Glenshee, we spent the remainder of our week in Scotland working our way along the north-east coast.Dipper at Cruden BayThere are lots of bays and beaches to explore working up...

⛅️13C Tuesday 13th November 2018 ~ A two-hour drive into the southern Scottish Highlands with a few stops on the route before our final destination at Glenshee ski centre.Red Grouse at GlensheeHaving already come across several small gr...

Our home for the next week is a delightful cottage overlooking Cruden Bay, Aberdeenshire Scotland, arriving on Saturday evening. We spent our first day just chilling out locally, enjoying a long beach walk in the morning and heading just a few miles...

A quick pictorial update on visits to Brandon Marsh over the past few weeks. Eclipse Pintail ~ Likely a Drake ~ Note the two-tone billThe now long staying eclipse Pintail (most likely a Drake) was still on site during a visit yesterday...

🍁🌞14C Monday November 5th 2018 ~ With a few chores to complete today, I decided to stay local beginning at Napton Churchyard shortly before 10am. A particularly mild morning overcast with a light breeze from the south.RedwingOn arriva...

On Friday morning (26th) while leaving the boat I was certain I'd heard a Yellow-browed Warbler calling from the nearby willows, literally yards away from the boat. A good search of the area around the canal junction and mooring, unfortunately, prove...

I feel as though I've been neglecting the blog somewhat over the past several weeks so a quick overview to try and bring things up to date.My recordings uploaded to the Trektellen siteIf I'm not out birding early doors its breakfast going over the pr...