Monthly Archives: September 2013

Cosgrove Northhants

A quick visit to a site that needed a Japanese Knotweed survey, (i.e was it on site) was a nice excuse to tag along to see a new bit of the UK! Very nice it was too, on the Grand … Continue reading

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Wyver Lane

Black-tailed Godwit Wyver Lane still today…. Plenty of BHGulls on the drained River Gardens too, plus good numbers of Grey Wags.

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The Snipe and confiding birds.

The experience with the Snipe and indeed some of the utter tripe that has been spouted on the ‘net about it got me thinking…. How the birders are responsible for the death of the snipe due to its unfortunate encounter … Continue reading

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Sad news…

This morning we got some sad news relating to the Great Snipe, it was found dead early doors today, seems like a cat caught it over night. Sad end to a fabulous chap.

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Carsington 16th September 2013

With all the wind that was around yesterday I figured a trip up to Carsington might be a good bet. However it was towards evening when I finally rocked up. There were the usual scatter of waders on the mud … Continue reading

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Spurn 15th September 2013

Last night the mega alert went off, a Great Snipe at Spurn. The bird was reported late on and we decided it would not be there today…. Well it was amazingly so we set off for an afternoon of fun. … Continue reading

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A couple of trips up to Carsington this week, the first one the 8th was a quick call in to get photo’s for a booklet, but we saw waders though with 1 juv Ruff, 5 Dunlin and 3 Ringed Plovers … Continue reading

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