Author Archives: Alan Gordon

About Alan Gordon

I am a retired teacher and former RAF Musician. I live near Sheffield and enjoy taking photographs of wild birds throughout the UK.

Frampton Marsh – 25 Apr 2019

It was a lovely, clear (and sunny!) afternoon when I arrived at Frampton Marsh today. I hadn’t been to Frampton for ages and was very glad to finally make a return visit. I set off from the car park and … Continue reading

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Old Moor – 11 Feb 2019

It was Old Moor again today on a mild, still and fairly sunny February afternoon. I had looked at the Recent Sightings Blog and noted that a couple of Brambling in the Tree Sparrow Farm and a Green Woodpecker on … Continue reading

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Middleton Lakes – 06 Feb 2019

I paid a fourth visit to the RSPB’s Middleton Lakes reserve near Tamworth today. It was a slightly dull day, but quite mild for the time of year, being about 9-10ºc. It was much warmer than it had been over … Continue reading

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Old Moor – 22 Jan 2019

After a lengthy hiatus, I made a much-anticipated return to birding today with a visit to Old Moor, my ‘home’ RSPB reserve. It was a fairly grey January afternoon when I arrived, not too cold, but with the chance of … Continue reading

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Frampton Marsh – 15 Jul 2018

On our way home from our Norfolk Birding Weekend, Helen and I couldn’t just drive past Frampton Marsh – a reserve that we’ve visited a good many times previously and enjoyed so much! The weather has been oppressively-hot all weekend, … Continue reading

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Cley Marsh and Titchwell Marsh – 14 Jul 2018

The second day of our Norfolk Birding Weekend took us on a return visit to Cley Marsh, about twenty miles Eastwards along the North Norfolk coast from Titchwell Marsh. And if Helen and I had though it was a hot … Continue reading

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Titchwell Marsh – 13 Jul 2018

185 – Lesser Yellowlegs Helen and I have come to Norfolk this weekend, to visit some of our favourite nature reserves and do some serious birding! Today we made a much-anticipated return visit to Titchwell Marsh RSPB, which we consider … Continue reading

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