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Monday Bird of the Week No.46 – Goosander

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.

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Monday Bird of the Week No.45 – Tufted Duck

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.

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Eider down, and up, and down again

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

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