Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013 goes out with a bang.

Well as 2013 draws to a close we all got a late Christmas prezzie in the shape of the mega alert going off on Boxing Day morning with the gripping news that a Brunnich’s Guillemot was in the harbour at … Continue reading

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Finally Brambling! 21st December.

Finally for this autumn/winter a Brambling has appeared on the feeders. They vary in numbers from year to year but this year they are late and only this one has been seen so far! Its been very mild though so … Continue reading

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Scaup. Carsington.

Not been birding outside of the garden area for weeks so a quick afternoon visit up to Sheepwash at Carsington was a nice change. We caught up with 3 of the 4 1st winter Scaup at the reservoir. The wildfowl … Continue reading

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