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Bedraggled Bedfordshire

I was definitely hitting the part of England that has seen record January rainfall [...]

Iberian Green Woodpecker

The IOU world list split Iberian green woodpecker into its own species, Picus sharpei [...]

2013 Year List

174, with some interesting omissions. Treecreeper, for instance. And I haven’t seen a goldcrest. [...]

Prepping the Campervan

Ideal for an adventure-packed holiday for two [...]

The Valentine’s Freezeout

Two queens peeked back at Montague Pool. Two more women to pile more misery on a miserable day. [...]

The Wind in the Willows

A jolly good yarn for the non-mollycoddled and a chance to enjoy the adventures of a water vole [...]

Confessions of a Shopaholic

Had Orwell been the author, we would have acclaimed its irony and the exposure of capitalism’s cynical blandishments [...]

Morcombe & Linnaeus

At the Botanic Gardens in Perth, Michael Morcombe’s Australian field guide came into my life [...]

Adelaide Aliens & Listing, 2008

Since the mid-1970s shooters and trappers have had to stop the advance of our starling into the west [...]