Category: Fleetwood Birder

Patch Magic

You can’t beat a patch, or several patches as I have. A patch could be as small as your garden, or as large as an estuary. You can record anything from invertebrates, to wildflowers, birds or mammals on it. You can visit a patch once a day, once a week…

Steady

Steady is how Ian and me described this morning’s vis migging and sea watching at the Obs. It was a pleasant change not to get up until 6:00 a.m. with the clocks going forward, and at sunrise we were greeted with 6 oktas cloud cover with a chilly 10 mp…

3:00 a.m.

I semi-bottled it yesterday morning and got up at 3:00 a.m. I couldn’t bring myself to getting up at 2:45 a.m., something about the fact that if the number two is involved in the early hours, then that’s more like night than morning! It’s all psycholog…

Routine

There is always something of interest when out in the natural world, that’s the nature of it, but sometimes it is less exciting and perhaps a bit more routine. And routine it was yesterday morning,when I was at one of my wintering bird survey sites clo…