May 2019

Posted on 31 May, 2019 in Summaries

First outing this 'Magic May' was back to the traditional nightingale haunt at Lee Valley with Isabelle. Unfortunately the satnav took me to a different car-park and from there I didn't know how to get the same spot as last year! However after a longer than usual walk we found …

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April 2019

Posted on 30 April, 2019 in Summaries

A family trip for the Easter school holidays took me to Centre Parcs Sherwood Forest where the cabin we stayed in was surrounded by forest (and other cabins). I signed myself and the kids up for a nature ramble around the northern part of the site, which proved an interesting …

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May 2018

Posted on 31 May, 2018 in Summaries

Only one outing, but for a couple of 'magical' May birds.

During my first spell in London (2005-2011) Lee Valley Park was a good place for nightingales and cuckoos, amongst others. On returning to London in 2016, I took my eldest daughter during half-term to see if they were still …

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April 2018

Posted on 30 April, 2018 in Summaries

Oh yes, Florida! An Easter visit where I was able to hit all the usual places and take a good walk at one I hadn't visited for a while.

First up was Venice Rookery where I connected with some typical Floridian birds but also 3 flyover Swallow-Tailed Kite. Among the …

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May 2017

Posted on 31 May, 2017 in Summaries

Only a couple of outings for this 'magic' May.

The first of the month I was out to the occasional patch at Tyttenhanger GPs where I saw over 50 species, the most notable being Peregrine Falcon. Also both Ringed and Little Ringed Plover, Dunlin, and plenty of warblers including Garden …

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