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England Month List

Three weeks now have brought me a mere 94 species [...]

Red-flanked Bluetail, Wiltshire

A three-star vagrant that should be no closer than south-east Asia [...]

Bedraggled Bedfordshire

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

A Few Year Birds

Sidlesham Ferry, which I call part of Pagham Harbour, held a pectoral sandpiper [...]

Cirl Buntings, Prawle Point

A wind-blown male was delivering from the top of a bush and made my 294th British species [...]

North Yorkshire Moors

One word sums up the experience – roadkill [...]

East Coast Wind

Dunes south of the Bamburgh Castle afforded some protection, at the cost of the occasional mouthful of sand [...]

Power Cut, Slaidburn

Not once, not twice, but thrice, and the third time terminally. Silence descended. [...]

Floods & Finches

My drive through the lanes to Slimbridge took me past big flocks of chaffinches [...]