Category Archives: Birds

Thixendale and the Yorkshire Wolds, May 2018

I had a day on the Yorkshire Wolds looking at some excellent conservation projects last week. I didn’t have much chance to take photos, but I wanted to share anyway. Advertisements

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Very wetlands, North Cave, April 2018

A week on from glorious sunshine over Spurn, and jealousy from all my friends, a more grounded experience as I headed for North Cave Wetlands. It lived up to its name.

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Sun over Spurn, April 2018

Apologies for the long absence of posts. I’ve had things sat waiting to write but haven’t got round to it. So I’m going to post a few quick ones over the next few days, then I’ll get back to some … Continue reading

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Moorlands Nature Reserve, April 2018

Moorlands is a local Yorkshire Wildlife Trust nature reserve that I have been visiting since I was a boy and it continues to be a place that delights me. It’s a small woodland with a important collection of rhododendrons that … Continue reading

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Spring at last?

It finally has begun to feel like Spring is here, possibly even a gallop into almost summer-like temperatures. That means a lot of action in the garden from the birds and the bees. And the bee-flies.

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YWT Potteric Carr March 2018

Being in the area with an hour to spare, I thought I would have a quick look for the bitterns at Potteric Carr near Doncaster.

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A few snowtracks

Just a quick post to highlight the way animal tracks get formed in the snow.

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Into Spring… then back to Winter

Ferris Bueller once said “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it”. That’s never been more apt than this week, where I started the week planning a ‘spring-has-sprung’ post before … Continue reading

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The Yorkshire Wolds

I got a few days over the past week or so in East Yorkshire, on the wolds and at the countryside.

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North Cave Wetlands, February 2018

Unlike the previous week’s trip to Spurn, my meeting at North Cave allowed me to build in a lunch break in which I strolled the site and grabbed a few photos.

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