Potteric Carr, 2008

This Yorkshire Wildlife Trust reserve is on the A6182 out of Doncaster, just over a large railway bridge

Glen Isla, 2004

A beautiful, if somewhat crisp at the start, day in the foothills of the Cairngorms.

Dundee & Broughty Ferry, 2004

It was a redpoll. Apart from the oddness of the urban location there are no conifers for miles.

Finally an Angus Kingfisher, 2004

Technically not Angus. Dighty Water in Dundee, but in the birding world the two are lumped together.

1999: Woodcock at Crawley, Hants

From December 14: “The second day of the Winter Farmland Bird Survey and I would cover the eastern half of New Barn Farm. It was considerably colder than the first day with a crisp frost underfoot. It was also considerably quieter on the bird front with a few chaffinches and a couple of skylarks among […]