Author: Pete Woodruff

The Ward’s Stone Chat.

Ward’s Stone is the highest peak in the Forest of Bowland, the trig point stands at 560m. An interesting fact about Ward’s Stone, is that another 50m would make it a mountain to join the only other two in Lancashire, Green Hill at 628m, and Cragareth a…

Confined To Barracks!

View Full ScreenWe had a Song Thrush yesterday, a mega in the garden with Nectar Points equal to a White’s Thrush on the Scillies as far as I’m concerned, but….View Full Screen….it beat the snow which came down today.I haven’t been t…

Last Chance Saloon.

Today was a complete disaster for me, when the last chance for birding in 2020 was thwarted for more reasons than one. But here are some bits and pieces to fill the page….I found a file buried beneath a mountain of other files, it contained a good nu…

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Tier 3….The Great Escape.

 It was a full house at the car park on Rigg Lane on Tuesday. One family group told me they were just glad to be out of the house for a while. For me it was much the same, but with the added pleasure of finding 4 Stonechat at Birk Bank t…

Birding Unplugged….

….well badly fractured anyway!I had to taxi a family member to Dolphinholme on Tuesday, to be picked up again in three hours to return to Lancaster. The perfect opportunity for me to go a few miles up the road for a couple of hours to Hawth…

Diversion Ahead!

So there’s going to have to be some diversions on B2B, ‘cos I ain’t getting out as much as I can and would like to. Monday’s visit to Heysham was on a brilliant day weather-wise, wall to wall sunshine and a flat calm sea, but didn’t bear much frui…

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B2B Episode 2247.

Though the weather wasn’t all that pleasant on Tuesday, having scrounged a lift to Galgate, I did have a enjoyable ramble along the canal from Galgate back to Lancaster, about 4 mile in as many hours at a snails pace.Treecreeper. Martin Jump.Along the …

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Bleak In Bowland!

Definitely bleak in Bowland, and not much pen and paper used – non actually – in my latest trip there on Friday. In fact I was almost in despair when I realised I hadn’t even taken the little black book out of my pocket for the entire 5 hours….I…

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