Feb 112014
 
Bird Watching in Essex

Last week was rather different in that I went to Essex to see friends and do some bird watching.   We decided on Fingringhoe Wick.   Although the weather has been pretty ropey recently, we actually had a good day with sunshine and only one short shower of rain. There were spectacular numbers of curlew, […]

Nov 172012
 
Fingringhoe Wick and Abberton Reservoir

Our second coach trip of the year took the group to Fingringhoe Wick and Abberton Reservoir, two Essex Wildlife Trust Reserves near Colchester.   The weather forecast was wet and cold, but we were lucky and although there were a couple of showers we managed to be in hides on both occasions. On the journey […]