October 2019

Posted on 30 October, 2019 in Summaries

A few splendid outings this month. The first was a trip to RSPB Rainham Marshes with Rob and Elaine. Rob is an old uni friend who likes to bird and he's even managed to persuade his wife Elaine to join in. Despite the cold and rainy conditions we had a …


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September 2019

Posted on 30 September, 2019 in Garden

As the features I have added to the garden continue to mature - 2 years for the back 'hedgerow' and coming up to a year for the pond - a few visitors not typically recorded were seen this month.

First of all a Sparrowhawk was quietly observing the garden from the big …


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August 2019

Posted on 31 August, 2019 in Summaries

A big month of field trips this month, some specifically for birds, other locations as part of the summer family vacation.

With my family overseas without me, I had some time to use wisely and so I went to Rainham Marshes RSPB Reserve to connect with my first UK Cattle …


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July 2019

Posted on 31 July, 2019 in Summaries

I took a lunchtime walk without binoculars around Regents Park--Boating Lake and was rewarded with singing Reed Warbler, and Swift drinking from the pond on the wing. I also saw a Greylag Goose x Canada Goose hybrid, which is not something I've seen before.

A family beach visit to Hunstanton …


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June 2019

Posted on 30 June, 2019 in Summaries

Just one trip to Tyttenhanger GPs this month and an unremarkable one, although I did see 40 species. The highlight was a Garden Warbler at the south end of the main pit which I hadn't seen for a while at this location.

Sunday 30th, Tyttenhanger GPs, Hertfordshire, UK.