Interesting Behavior.

Martin Jump was in touch with some interesting behavior and two record shots to accompany his observations. For a larger presentation, please clik the piks.Based on observations, the Raven made no movement  after landing on the marsh, bringing Mar…

Thinking Of Summer

I’ve done it again, missed a day. My wrist has been duly self-slapped! No excuse other than Gail and I were social distancing in 19.2 ha of semi-natural broad-leaved woodland, that’s 192,000 square metres without another soul. The safest place to be I …

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Stonechats Through The Roof.

With birding off the cards now, the March passage of Stonechat is almost certainly over, but there has been an excellent and unprecedented passage through Lancashire this year. I have noted up to 160 Stonechat in records collec…

The emperor’s new clothes

Dusted the bike of this morning and took my first ride down the bridle path to my new temporary patch – Longton Marsh. The short cycle was quite enjoyable as Chiffchaffs serenaded me, a Grey Partridge was trotting down the track and a Nuthatch flicked across in front of me and then gave nice views […]

Dung Roundhead

I find fungi fascinating, neither a plant or an animal, and they have such fantastic and very often descriptive names; Dung Roundhead, Common Stump Brittlestern, Twig Parachute and Bloodred Webcap etc, etc, etc tens of thousands of times!The picture be…

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