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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❄️🌤 2C Saturday 24th February 2018 ~ With such a glorious, if not bitterly cold day forecast Dee and I decided to head off to Rutland Water for a spot of winter birding. Double figure Red Kite along the A6003 all enjoying the weather and...

❄️ 🌤 6C Monday 12th February 2018 ~ A mid-morning walk at Draycote Water for another look at the long-staying Hawfinch but mainly for a year-tick Tree Sparrow at the feeders. Only three Tree Sparrows, mainly hidden to start, a few Ye...

❄️ 🌤 1C Wednesday 7th February 2018 ~ ** WARNING ~ Like the day itself this post is long and epic 💤  ~ Arrived home at around 8:30pm tonight completely exhausted after a 350-mile roundtrip winter birding on the north Norfolk coast...

🌤 5C Monday 5th February 2018 ~ The morning was spent chasing a Cattle Egret at Thornton, Leicestershire! When I arrived on site, which is basically at the bottom of a culdesac overlooking a field, I was informed that the bird had gone AWOl,...

🌤 5C Sunday 4th February 2018 ~ A much better day weather wise, although a biting northerly airflow making it feel bitterly cold!Record shot of Penduline Tit at Plock courtWith the long-staying Plock Court Penduline Tit literally just across...

🌧 6C Saturday 3rd February 2018 ~ A weekend in Gloucestershire with the good lady, staying at a local Premier Inn.One of many Bewick Swans wintering at SlimbridgeToday was our annual February visit To WWT Slimbridge, not every birders favouri...

🌧 👀 6C Wednesday 31st January 2018 ~ Dropping off a few crew members for the wife at Heathrow Airport early this morning offered the perfect opportunity to visit the nearby Staines Reservoir. Here a long-staying 'possible' American Ho...