Birding Afloat

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



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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...

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธโ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŒฉ21C Friday 18th May 2018 ~ On our final full day in the Pyrenees, we visited the monastery of San Juan de la Peรฑa "Saint John of the Cliff", a religious complex in the town of Santa Cruz de la Serรณs, to the south-west of Jaca...

After our amazing week in the Pyrenees, I urge any birder planning a trip to Spain to visit, we arrived Saturday afternoon after a 4-hour drive east at our new home for the coming week. We're now situated near the small town of Les Olivers,...

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธโ˜€๏ธโšก๏ธ๐ŸŒฉ22C Thursday 17th May 2018 ~A later start today than normal on our penultimate day in the Pyrenees, catching up on a little sleep, processing a few images and getting to grips with some bug, butterfly and moth IDs. My tha...

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธโ˜€๏ธ24C Wednesday 16th May 2018 ~A short and local morning walk before breakfast, mainly to listen to the wonderful Pyrenean dawn chorus: Nightingale, Cuckoo, Golden Oriole, Hoopoe, Bonelli's Warbler, Blackbird, Robin, Orphean War...

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธโ˜๏ธโ˜€๏ธ4C/20C Tuesday 15th May 2018 ~ While Dazza continued her beauty sleep I was out and about locally just after sunrise, this time taking a five-minute drive down to the local Rio Lanata. Things here were particularly quiet, a f...

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ โ„๏ธโ˜๏ธโ˜€๏ธ4C/20C Monday 14th May 2018 ~Mountain weather is notoriously unpredictable and the Pyrenees are no exception! You can set off in glorious sunshine and end up with low cloud, rain and gusty winds. This was the case when...