Birding Afloat

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



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โ›…๏ธ23C Monday 13th August 2018 ~ I'd originally planned to visit Brandon Marsh today but after breakfast decided I'd try my hand a little further afield, heading off to RSPB Middleton Lakes.Dunlin ~ West Scrape ~ Canon SX50Ringed Plover ~ West Scr...

๐ŸŒงโ˜”๏ธ 18C Sunday 12th August 2018 ~ A very overcast and occasionally rainy morning at Brandon Marsh and despite the anticipation a much quieter visit.Wood Sandpiper from East Marsh HideI spent the entire time in the East Marsh Hide where a...

Daily visits to Brandon Marsh over the past week, mainly observing East Marsh Pool in the hope of some decent Waders and culminating in this mornings visit which produced: Peregrine, Greenshank, (2) Snipe, (2) Green Sandpipers, (3) Little-ringed Plov...

โ›…๏ธ26C Monday 6th August 2018 ~ A morning visit to Brandon Marsh 08:30hrs ~ 13:00hrsThe primary reason for the visit ~ WadersThis mornings visit was spent mostly in the East Marsh Hide, with a brief visit to River Pool before leaving.As those who...

โ›…๏ธ23C Wednesday 1st August 2018 ~ A local patch-walk with John Raven and Geoff Hood from the Brandon Marsh regulars.The primary reason for the visit ~ Spotted FlycatchersA message from John Raven informed me that both he and Geoff Hood from the B...

โ›…๏ธ25C Tuesday 31st July 2018 ~ After originally setting off for RSPB Frampton Marsh an hours hold up on the A14 had me diverting across to Rutland Water for the day!The primary reason for the visit ~ General Nature WalkThere was only one place to...

โ›…๏ธ30C Wednesday 25th July 2018 ~ Spent the morning at RSPB Otmoor meeting up with Alan Boddington at our marina car park around 07:00hrsThe primary reason for the visit ~ Brown Hairstreak Brown Hairstreak simply refused to budge!On arrival,...