Birding Afloat

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



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β˜€οΈ6C Friday 11th January 2019 ~ A few hours at Eyebrook Reservoir produced an amazing 10 Smew, sadly all at distance, plus over 50+ Dunlin, Redshank and a nice flock of Golden Plover circa 150.Golden Plover at EyebrookOnly a 40-minute drive...

β˜€οΈ3C Sunday 6th January 2019 ~ A nice surprise during Sunday 6th's visit to Brandon Marsh was a Great Egret, which flew over me and down onto East Marsh Pool as I walked up the track towards the hide at around 08:30.Great Egret ~ B...

Spain at Christmas

on Jan 4, 2019

Fires lit and settled back aboard now after spending Christmas and New Year with Dazza at my best buddy's villa near Mijas, Spain. The winter birding was excellent and the weather simply stunning with mostly clear blue skies and temperatures in the l...

on Dec 31, 2018

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As 2018 draws to a close I thought I'd put together a few slideshows depicting my 'Year in Focus'The first of which is below and shows Northern Spain and the Pyrenees in May of this year.

β˜€οΈ20C Monday 24th December ~ Christmas Eve 2018 ~ Incredibly, just as we settled into our seats for our flight to Malaga after a very painless check-in the pilot announced that the airport was closed! This apparently due to a technical fault in...

β˜€οΈ6C Wednesday 20th December 2018 ~ Another visit to Brandon Marsh started quietly enough with a walk around the top and farm reedbeds. Not a lot on offer to be honest with the exception of a couple of Lesser Redpoll high in the poplar. The wint...