Category Archives: birds

Day 9 #30DaysWild – A Walk by the A40

For Day 9 of 30 Days Wild I went for a wonderful walk on the playing fields alongside the A40 in Uxbridge. This might sounds unpromising, with 6 lanes of one of the busiest roads into London bordering one side … Continue reading

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Day 5 #30DaysWild – Sparrowhawk and other creatures

There was a male sparrowhawk at the end of my garden this morning, and, after the kids had gone to school I watched for ages hoping it would return. So that was my 30 Days Wild for today – and … Continue reading

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BTO Garden BirdWatch

I like the idea of being able to do a bit of ‘citizen science’, collecting data for a worthwhile cause, while doing something I enjoy.  My first experience of this was doing the RSPB’s Big Garden Bird Watch every January … Continue reading

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Birds in Kerala

One of the things I most enjoyed about visiting Kerala was the variety of birdlife. The highlight was a guided walk around Thattekad Bird Reserve by an incredibly knowledgeable guide. It made me keen to do something similar in the … Continue reading

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