Barn Swallow, New Cut

My 50th species for the patch

Mediterranean Gull, Upton Warren

The darker-hooded, brighter-billed bird, as obvious as you like, even through binoculars

Wood Warbler, Bristol

Reports on BirdGuides of a wood warbler on the eastern edge of the city

The Year List Fizzles Out

The last thing I wanted on January 1st was to find a species that had eluded me the previous twelve months, so I stayed safely in Bristol.

Chew Valley on Fire in the Fog

Spread below me, a mist blanketed the landscape, as far as the Mendips