Category Archives: Bucks

Chilterns’ future

I have commented on the draft management plan for the Chilterns AONB: mostly good but too laid-back on paths and access. Continue reading

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Farewell to enterprising Eddie

Eddie Bilous, my carriage-driving friend, has died aged only 65. Continue reading

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Crossbill corner

On my bird survey walk near Stokenchurch for the River Thame Conservation Trust I saw a crossbill Continue reading

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Prestwood in winter

I returned to Prestwood in Bucks to do the farmland bird survey for the British Trust for Ornithology, it’s different in winter. Continue reading

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My bird year 2018

In 2018 I saw 112 and heard a further three species of birds. Continue reading

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Following farmland birds

I am doing a farmland bird survey for the British Trust for Ornithology. Continue reading

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John Johnson: friend of access

John Johnson, former chairman of the Countryside Commission and an advocate of access, has died aged 88. Continue reading

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