Monthly Archives: February 2016

Old Moor – 25 Feb 2016

166 – Common Redpoll Yippee! Another day, another new bird – this time a Common (or Mealy) Redpoll. It was my 69th visit to Old Moor today. I had gone because the Mediterranean Gull I photographed this time last year … Continue reading

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Rutland Water – 23 Feb 2016

165 – Smew Another new bird today, taking my total up to 165. Helen and I visited Rutland Water last July and I thought it was time for another visit, albeit on my own this time. A beautiful Tuesday morning … Continue reading

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Blacktoft Sands – 19 Feb 2016

Today it was back to Blacktoft Sands again. It was once again lovely and sunny but with a bit of a breeze. As I left the car park and walked towards the Reception Hide, I could hear loads of small … Continue reading

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Old Moor – 18 Feb 2016

It was a gloriously sunny day today, so I decided to visit Old Moor. There’s been a lot of excitement here for the last couple of weeks since a party of Bearded Tits moved into the reedbed area, and I … Continue reading

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Attenborough Nature Reserve – 14 Feb 2016

I visited a very busy Attenborough Nature Reserve today. The sky was lovely and sunny, and it had brought out the visitors in droves. It was quite tricky to even find a parking space in the (usually spacious) car park, but … Continue reading

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Frampton Marsh – 12 Feb 2016

Another visit to Frampton Marsh – this time I was accompanied by Helen. It was a much calmer day than that of my previous visit. The sun was out and there was only a little breeze. It was still a … Continue reading

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Frampton Marsh – 7 Feb 2016

I went to Frampton Marsh today for the first time since last October. Frampton is one of my favourite reserves and is always worth a visit. The first time Helen and I went there (in December 2014), we were walking … Continue reading

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