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Migrants for the Year List

My 144 was boosted by stops at Selsey Bill and Pagham Harbour […]

Canary Island Chiffchaffs

An entirely distinct species, endemic to the Canaries, and the first lifer of the holiday […]

Clifton Down Bird List

A thin strip of wilderness clings to the Avon Gorge between the Suspension Bridge and Seawalls […]

Bristol Birding

Swallows chattered and a green woodpecker yaffled for the highlights of the walk […]

Tales Told by an Idiot

Science fiction, mystery and metaphysical short stories and sketches […]

Squacco Heron, Blagdon

Perched openly in a tree with its long black-bordered plumes, the heron put me in mind of Rod Stewart. […]

Recent Migrants

I’ve managed to notch a couple of early dates in the last week. The first was swifts. […]

Great White Egret, Meare Heath

Or is it Shapwick Heath? I call the whole area to the west of Ashcott Road the latter. […]