Category Archives: Birds

Terrible Tetsworth (pathwise)

My fourth bird-survey at Tetsworth: terrible paths but they joy of a gropper. Continue reading

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Two birds with one survey

I have taken on a new site for the breeding bird survey, at Piddington in Bucks. Continue reading

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Locked out at Tetsworth

While doing a bird survey in Tetsworth, Oxfordshire, I found many problems with public paths. Continue reading

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Lodging on Lodge Hill

My first outing for two months was to Lodge Hill where I heard a corn bunting and garden warbler. Continue reading

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Dawn chorus days

I was up for the dawn chorus alongside a nationwide community of birdwatchers. Continue reading

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Dusk at the top of the wood

It was peaceful at dusk at the top of the wood. Continue reading

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Greenwich oasis

Memories of better times: the Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park is a pretty special place. Continue reading

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Memories of warblers

The warblers will sing, but I shall not hear my usual range. Continue reading

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The barley farmstead

My visit to the Ramblers’ Scottish Council gave me a chance to explore North Berwick on the East Lothian coast. Continue reading

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In perpetual motion

There were golden plover, Cetti’s warblers and a peregrine (among many other birds) at Otmoor on 26 January Continue reading

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