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Pectoral Sandpiper, Northwick Warth

I’ve only seen once in the USA, versus seven times this side of the Atlantic [...]

White-winged Tern, Chew

Another Friday evening dash from work to Chew Valley Lake to catch a bird [...]

Wryneck, New Passage

Oodles of interest in its stripes, vermiculations, patterns and speckles [...]

Marsh Sandpiper, Frampton

There was a consistent posse of watchers for this corner of Gloucestershire [...]

Year List Doldrums

The list did take off again at Pilning Wetland on the Severn Estuary [...]

Glossy Ibis, Weston STW

I found this bird; I wasn’t following someone else’s sighting. And it’s a rare species. [...]

2014 Year List?

112 for the year. Could that be a platform for attacking my record of 204? [...]

Black-throated Diver, Chew Valley

New for my Somerset and Avon lists, and potentially for England, although one at Titchwell in 2004 denied this [...]

2013 Year List

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