Jan 082013
Waxwings in Kent

Waxwings are infrequent visitors to the UK as they only come here when food is scarce in Scandinavia. They are handsome birds and you should consider yourself very lucky if you get to see them. I was lucky at the end of December 2012 when I joined friends ‘twitching’ a Tesco car park where waxwings had […]

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Jan 072013
Shellness and Capel Fleet

The first group outing of the New Year was to Shellness and Capel Fleet.  Twenty-one of us met Jeff near Leysdown as the tide fell exposing large expanses of mud.    Distant waders were identified through the misty morning light, and we soon had a list with Turnstone, Dunlin, Sanderling, Common Gull, Black-headed Gull, Knot, […]