Tag Archives: Little Egret

Birds and cricket

I’m a big cricket fan, enjoy watching it, and used to enjoy playing too. Watching the Sri Lanka – England test this morning, I was reminded how you can combine this with some incidental bird watching.

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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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Chaddesden Park, Derby, March 2019

When visiting family in Derby, we will usually have a walk through Chaddesden Park and the wood, in particular checking the ponds for frogs and newts. This has been very productive in the past.

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Wheldrake Ings NNR May 2018

It was a glorious sunny Sunday morning, so I decided to head for Wheldrake Ings National Nature Reserve, in the hopes of being there before most other people.

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Spurn Point, October 2017

This is the first in a series of posts that come from a few trips we made to reserves around Spurn and heading back towards York between the 4th and 5th October. There are some rarer birds, but in many … Continue reading

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RSPB Middleton Lakes

Last week we had a trip to RSPB’s Middleton Lakes reserve near Birmingham. It’s a pleasant place to spend some time, but delivered one genuine surprise that defied the birdbooks.

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