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We continue our run of wintering ducks today with the only duck that is also a James Bond film title – the Goldeneye. Advertisements
When planning this set of posts out I had no idea this particular bird would become such a feature of my summer. I expected to draw on one or two distant shots I’d taken in the past. Instead, it’s been … Continue reading
A very quick one today. Spotted a bunch of ducks sleeping by the lake. But the moment I stopped to look at them, they were up.
Another duck for bird of the week today, but whereas last week it was something very classically duck-like, this week it’s a sleek fish-eating machine. The Goosander.
How many people have a favourite duck? Growing up there was one always enjoyed seeing, even as it seemed to become more common. It’s our Bird of the Week today, the Tufted Duck.
Something that occasionally strikes me is how the habitats of different animals have changed over the 30-odd years I’ve been watching wildlife. There are obvious ones, like the urbanisation and recovery of Peregrine Falcons. But another is the way birds … Continue reading