March-ing into Spring

Hello birdwatchers The sunny skies on Saturday gave us a fantastic start to the month of March when we visited YWT’s Askham Bog followed by the Lower Derwent Valley.  The water levels had receded considerably by Saturday morning but, due to time constraints, we stayed on the boardwalk at Askham Bog.

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Winter collection from D&G – 2013

Hello birdwatchers I’m just back from Start Birding’s annual winter trip to Dumfries and Galloway in south-west Scotland. This year I was joined by 8 lovely people and, once again, we stayed at the wonderful Millbrae House in Rockcliffe owned by Linda and David Birdsall. This stunning countryside is home to thousands of

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Ma @ Donna and child

Hello birdwatchers I hope that you have managed to catch up with some of our winter visitors over the last couple of weeks. Thanks to everyone who emailed me about their waxwing sightings. It has been great to hear that Leeds birdwatchers have managed to see them for the first

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