Tag Archives: moorhen

Heslington lake – belated nesting?

Back to Heslington Lake now, and some slightly unusual behaviour I have been observing. Advertisements

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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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30 Days Wild – Day 21 – Still no orchids

With little time and no moments of good fortune to fall back on, it’s a quick one today. 

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A complete Heslington Lake stock-check

Last week I took a longer-than-usual walk round my lunchtime patch, with the aim of logging all the birds I saw in much greater detail. It was very instructive.

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