Category Archives: Birds

Ian’s day

On 10 June friends and colleagues of the late Ian Mercer gathered on Dartmoor to celebrate his life. Continue reading

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Barossa blitz

I joined the annual nightjar count at Barossa near Camberley in Surrey. Continue reading

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What route for the Hamble estuary coast path?

Campaigners argue for the best route for the England Coast Path on the Hamble estuary in Hampshire Continue reading

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Summoned by sunset

I ran up Turville Hill to see the sunset before it faded. Continue reading

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Turtle dove returns

It’s always a relief when the turtle dove returns to Otmoor. Continue reading

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Dawn Chorus Day in Coed Rheidol

On Dawn Chorus Day I walked in a Welsh wood accompanied by wood warblers. Continue reading

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Wandering in White Wood

I make a point of visiting White Wood above the double Dart valley on Dartmoor at least once a year in the spring.  Ever since the late Ian Mercer told me that wood warblers breed here I go to listen for them. … Continue reading

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