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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September 2018

Posted on 30 September, 2018 in Summaries

The first outing this month was to RSPB Rainham Marshes, with my kids, the first time they've both been out with me birding! Their initial excitment of having binoculars and running along the boardwalks soon waned and we had to go for ice cream. Two raptors, Sparrowhawk and Hobby were …


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November 2017

Posted on 30 November, 2017 in Summaries

After not being able to go birding in October, I got back to Tyttenhanger GPs this month and connected with reported CASPIAN GULL. It took me a while to confirm but my photos were good enough to be confident of the id.

Saturday 25th, Tyttenhanger GPs, Hertfordshire, England, UK.


September 2017

Posted on 30 September, 2017 in Summaries

Just one visit this month, and to Tyttenhanger GPs to connect with a WHITE-WINGED BLACK TERN. It had been reported as being present on various rarity sites; a life tick for me! It was one of the fishing scrapes aka Willows Lakes, but I included it in a checklist for …


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