Bowland Updated.

Weather-wise not quite the day I had hoped for on Monday, an hour into the visit I had to escape back to the car almost a mile away from a downpour. But it was actually all worth while when the weather dried up, not least because I eventually found 3&n…

And The Winner Is….

7 June. Ian Pinkerton. (Clik The Pik)This image shows the cramped style the birds are enduring on the pontoon at Conder Green, with two pairs of Common Tern and a Black-headed Gull all sitting on eggs. Already the week old Oystercatcher chicks have bee…

Climate Change.

Climate change has already made a significant impact on bird populations around the world and the impact is projected to become much larger in the future, increasing the risk of extinction for many species. There’s this guy, I think he’s called th…

Back On The Road

I have to say, the weather has been more like April showers than flaming June. At last this morning, a spot of sunshine where I’d arranged to meet Andy to see if we could come up with a cunning plan to catch any of the Sand Martins nesting at the Cock…

Birding in the Sunshine

A blog post from my recent family Florida holiday, which is more a list of species seen with plenty of photo’s thrown in – no multi-post “gone with the wind” esque novel, just wanted to share some of the great birds from the Sunshine State. Not a massive amount of serious birding as it was […]

Pool, Scar, & Garden.

The Oystercatcher family have disappeared from the pontoon which is now on a tilt presumably grounded, judging by the sustained dive bombing attacks I witnessed last Thursday, the chicks probably perished at the hands of the Common Terns, and the …

And Finally!

After several failed attempts over a long period of time, I finally succeeded to upload a video I made on to Birds2blog. I’m not able to edit the film, and the small size is out of my control, so it’s best viewed on Full Screen, it shows a sustained at…