Category Archives: Birds

Late-singing chiffchaffs

The producers of The Archers were a bit sloppy about the background birdsong. Continue reading

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Now you see them, now you don’t

I am doing the BTO’s house martin survey again this year and the first broods have flown. Continue reading

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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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