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The 300 Club

a green-winged teal at Slimbridge was my 300th British species […]

200 Up

Even so, I’m running a paltry 130-somethingth on the Bubo chart […]

Migrants for the Year List

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

Red Grouse, Crib Y Garth

Or Cat’s Back or, most prosaically of all, Black Hill. But in any case the easternmost spur of the Black Mountains. […]

Portbury Wharf Ton

The very prosaic great crested grebe brought up my hundred for the local nature reserve. […]

Top 10 British Birding Sites

Not the plain old best but, as a rabid lister, the locations to deliver the most varied bag of species. […]

Apart from All the Drama

I did carry on to Exmoor: the Holnicote Estate; Porlock for my first Somerset dipper […]

Car-Free Wader

With pale underparts and contrasting uppers this wader was not a curlew. […]

Slimbridge Catches Up with Chew

Another big white waterbird put the Wetlands Centre on 105 species. […]