Birding Afloat

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



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⛅️26C Thursday 20th September 2018 ~ I'm always amazed at just how a short 35-minute train ride under the Channel and a short drive along the Northern French coast can change your birding expectations so dramatically. On route to Dazza's parent's...

With Dazza on business up in Scotland this weekend I thought the least I could do was to chauffeur her there in comfort! Of course, she was fully aware of my ulterior motive, which was to take the ferry across to the Isle of Arran for a few days of N...

With Autumn migration now beginning to kick in, I've spent the first week of September checking out many a laden hawthorn and elder, both locally and at Brandon Marsh, with the occasional walk along Farborough bank at Draycote Water. Tit flocks, main...

The last few days have certainly felt like autumn, without a doubt, my favourite time of the year. The Hawthorn and Elderberries are pretty much ripe and as usual, the birds are beginning to take full advantage. Tuesday on my local patch, Napton-on-t...

⛅️💨 18C Friday 24th August 2018 ~ A second visit of the week to RSPB Frampton Marsh in Lincolnshire on Friday, mainly to catch up on a Stilt Sandpiper, which typically arrived on site a few days after my visit on Monday!Stilt Sandpiper on my C...

⛅️23C Monday 20th August 2018 ~ Before meeting up with the Brandon Marsh Volunteers, who were on an away-day at RSPB Frampton Marsh I decided to make an earlier start arriving at Gibraltar Point NNR just after 07:00hrs.My main objective was the l...

⛅️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...