Waxwings at last!!!

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We have been hoping to see Waxwings all winter and have been checking local bird sightings websites regularly. Before Christmas the birds were all over Staffordshire but we were still in Spain. By the time we came back for Xmas … Continued

Belvide

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It is our second week in England and we have managed a short visit to our local patch at Belvide Reservoir. There was lots of activity at the woodland feeders where we watched Blue Tit, Great Tit, Marsh Tit, Long … Continued

Whitley Bay area, Tyne and Wear

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Last week we returned to England to attend the funeral of my Mum’s oldest friend, who died aged 91.The funeral was sad but it went as well as these things can go. While we were in the area we had … Continued

El Clot

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I had arranged to meet Brenda, who is a member of my Facebook bird group, at the Clot, as she lives in Gran Alacant and I thought it would be nice to put a face to the name. Dave and … Continued

Around the El Hondo fields

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Today was the first outing for the year of ‘The Three Amigos’. We decided to do our regular trip around the Santa Pola salinas and the El Hondo fields and I especially wanted to look for the 80+ Glossy Ibis … Continued

Back in Spain!

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For anyone who has been checking to see whether we found any Waxwings I have to inform you that I did not, although John says he saw some one day when he was driving without me! I am quite disappointed … Continued

Blithfield Reservoir

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22nd December – We have now relocated to a rented cottage on the edge of Blithfield Reservoir in Staffordshire. It is nice and peaceful here, and after battling through the crowds in Morrison’s Supermarket yesterday, I think we are now … Continued

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