Author Archives: David C

A wander round London, September 2019

Last year I had a couple of days in London, where I ended up walking around 20 miles taking in Barnes, Twickenham, Regent’s Park and St James’ Park. Plus lots of random ground in-between.

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The Isles of Scilly: The Wrap-up Part 3

To close out this run of Scilly posts, a few images I had no ever natural home for.

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The Isles of Scilly: The Wrap-up Part 2

In the previous post we were looking up and out, seeing those great views that big skies and big seas draw from us all at some deeper level. But that can mean we miss the little things. So this post … Continue reading

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The Isles of Scilly: The Wrap-up Part 1

I did start to post some blogs after my trip to the Scillies last year, but after posting part one and part two, I just lost all time for getting the rest up. So this is a bit of a … Continue reading

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Dew Ponds

Over the past few years, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust have been restoring some of the dew ponds across the Wolds.

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Flamborough Cliffs, May 2019

Back in May, with the second annual Yorkshire Puffin Festival looming large, I needed to get a picture for a quiz. the aim was to have a ‘count the birds’ image that revelled in in the thousands of seabirds that … Continue reading

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Hardcastle Crags, March 2019

I’m going to use the next few blog posts to share a few pictures from various trips last year, none of which I got round to putting up. Very self-indulgent, but then it’s my blog after all!

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Humber train birding

Another regular work journey for me is out to Hull, and because I try to keep my carbon footprint down I’ll often take the train from York. In addition to being environmentally responsible, it offers me the opportunity to try … Continue reading

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A distant barn owl

Flamborough on the Yorkshire coast is one of my most frequent work visits, as it is one of the busiest parts of my professional ‘patch’. This isn’t something I complain about, as it’s a beautiful part of the world, that … Continue reading

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Our latest winter garden resident

We’ve always had sparrowhawks around, and they nest nearby, but this winter one male seems to have become a more regular visitor – in fact he may have contributed to the recent low numbers on the Big Garden Birdwatch!

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