Highs but no Lows

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I was asked last night by Neal ‘On The Trains’ Ball what was the highlight so far. I had already anticipated that someone would ask this and my instant thought is that it has been all good – so much … Continued

It’s Summer in England

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Today has seen clear blue skies and this is truely an English summer’s day. Today was our first visit to Titchwell Marsh a well organised RSPB site. We had a great day starting off with moths at 9am – no, … Continued

Another Great Day

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This morning it was a good hour spent on Cley Marsh.We made the most of our time and as we walked to the hide there was a young Sedge Warbler sitting a few feet away in a bush, a Reed … Continued

Norfolk Wildlife Trust

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Now that we are at Cley we joined this trust. We are staying for a week and we intend to spend many hours on the marshes here. This morning it was summer again with only a light breeze which made … Continued

On the move again

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The end of our fifth week saw us leaving Boggle Hole on the North Yorkshire coast, heading for Cley in Norfolk via Blacktoft Sands just a few miles east of Goole and south of the Humber. This is an important … Continued

On the South Coast (of England)

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We had done our homework and we knew that Selsey Bill and Bracklesham Bay would allow us to watch gulls, terns and maybe some waders with the former site being more important during the migratory months. CHURCH NORTON (Grid reference … Continued

Tockwith with the Family

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At Tockwith we had the farmland birds with our first view of Tree Sparrows for a while, Yellowhammer again, Great Spotted Woodpeckers and on two occasions Greylag Geese flying overhead. Tawny Owls and Barn Owls live here but we only … Continued

Lindisfarne and Low Newton

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Today was reserved for a morning on Lindisfarne – a Natural England Reserve – which is a massive area which many species depend upon for both breeding and, more importantly for overwintering. We investigated the island for a further visit … Continued

Coquet Island

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This Sunday morning found us in need of a few quiet hours so that we could catch up with ourselves. An enjoyable breakfast and then a few emails and to bring the blog up to date. We had booked a … Continued