Nov 072012
 
In raptures over Raptors

Swale NNR and Capel Fleet were the venue for my regular wander this week with the usual band of hopefuls. We took the journey down the Harty Road slowly, watching the fields as we cruised past. A flock of Fieldfare were feeding amongst a cabbage crop. They were hard to see at first, but as […]

Oct 182012
 
Visible Migration

It seems as if everything you read about birds at this time of year is concentrating on “Viz Mig” a rather lazy way of saying visible migration of birds.   We decided that this Wednesday we would try for some migration sightings of our own and headed for the Isle of Thanet. We started out […]

May 162011
 
Where is she now . . .

I hear you ask . . . Well I’ve been to Wales where there is no internet or mobile signal – absolute bliss – but lots of buzzard, red kite and local ales.   The weather was lovely and I got to some great places.   Based near Newcastle-Emlyn I had three full days to explore the area […]