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2014 Year List?

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

Desert Wheatear, Severn Beach

News of this came through more than a week ago. Being at work meant an agonising two days of hoping it wouldn’t fly on. [...]

A Few Year Birds

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

July Slumbers

The birding everywhere last month was slow [...]

The Work/Bird Balance

I’m seeing common birds for the first time in 2013. That’s what full time work does for you. [...]

Floods & Finches

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

Woodpeckers & Water

A juvenile great spotted woodpecker perched openly on a sapling in the middle of Port Marine [...]

An Ill Wind

Friday morning’s gales coincided for the first time with a chance to drop in to Severn Beach. [...]

Somerset Birds in January

New for me in Somerset was an obliging ring-billed gull near Woodford Lodge at Chew Valley Lake. [...]