Floods, fog and feathers

Hello birdwatchers How lucky we have been with the weather this week on Start Birding birdwatching trips. We’ve been treated to the best of autumnal weather with dramatic mists hanging in the valleys, blue skies and wispy clouds. The diffused light has enhanced the seasonal yellow, gold and russet hues of

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August augmentation!

Dear readers I fully intended to keep up to date with my blog this month however, between trips, I’ve been hastily publicising my new classes which will be starting at Rodley Nature Reserve in Leeds at the beginning of September. Thanks to everyone who has signed up – I’m really

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Summer with Start Birding

Well what a changeable season we have had so far! The theme of low temperatures and torrential rain has continued into summer with only the occasional few days of sunshine. As we await the news of how this record breaking spring and summer has affected the breeding success of British birds, I’ve

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Mad May and June Jitters

To say that May has been a bit mad would be a bit of an understatement. June has also kept me on my toes with more weekends away, walks, surveys and reconnaissance trips for my next programme of events. Since my last post, my birdwatching walks have included evenings at Timble Ings and Folly Hall

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