Birding Afloat

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



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On a whim I decided to head off to the Norfolk coast on Wednesday! The weather looked good after recent storms and judging by recent reports the sea watching, one of my favourite birding pass times, was throwing up some excellent results.Stonechat ~...

Diary Update #55

on Nov 22, 2016

Visits to Brandon Marsh Sunday and today, plus a stop off at Draycote Water on route home to catch up with Great Northern Loon.Goldeneye ~ 2 Males and this female at Brandon on Sunday!Sunday was the best of the two visits and yielded a good selection...

Scotland 2016

on Nov 15, 2016

Another excellent week in Scotland over and although the birding, particularly around the coastal areas was pretty quiet, we still managed to nail most of our target species. Leading on from Wednesday's post, by the end of the stay we'd completed a s...

We're over halfway through our week here in south-west Scotland and last night the snow arrived, albeit at slightly higher levels.View across the Solway Firth from Caerlaverock National Nature ReserveOn Monday we drove out to Stranraer and Port Patri...

Sunday 'Twitch'

on Nov 6, 2016

The last few days here in south-west Scotland have been spent enjoying the glorious, if not chilly weather and has even included a nearby 'twitch', Dee and I usually preferring to find our own birds.Waxwings ~ Three of seven flighty birdsThe unlikely...

Winter Break!

on Nov 6, 2016

Every year Dee and I head off to spend a week away in a cottage to celebrate her birthday and this year we're based near the Solway Firth and the Wildlife and Wetlands Trust reserve, Caerlaverock in south-west Scotland.Whooper Swans ~ Awaiting the 11...

Aberdeenshire

on Oct 18, 2016

Thankfully the rain and wind, such a feature during Saturday, gave way to brighter conditions with just a few blustery showers Sunday and Monday. Dee and I spent Sunday primarily at RSPB Loch of Strathbeg on the north-east coast of Aberdeenshire and...