Italian Sparrow, Venice

Ten years ago in the southern Venetian Lagoon my 790th world species was Italian sparrow

Heard but Not Seen

Cissbury Ring, West Sussex held calling quail. I was on my visit to Steyning.

Dead Bird News

The latest is again murderous Malta, killing spoonbills this time. Just before that, rare whooping cranes are being shot in the southern USA. That’s what happens when ignorant rednecks get hold of guns. No, expand that thought: the Department of Agriculture (or is it the Fish and Wildlife Service? How these people love to hide […]

Voluntary Jobs

Here’s my latest post on the ChatterBirds blog: all the way from still sat in front of your computer (or whatever device you use to read this) to confronting the guns of Malta. Tweet

Corn Bunting, Dyrham Park

Not quite on the National Trust estate but by the road down to Marshfield, which is their local stronghold.