Keeping Tabs.

It was a case of keeping tabs on Conder Pool on Friday, my birding allowance barely gave me time to do it, but it was my fix for the day and thankful for it.The count peaked at 6 Common Tern today, two were visitors which flew around a few minutes and …

Boxes To Boxes

It’s been a busy seven days with plenty of bird surveys and checking of nest boxes. In fact this post will start with checking boxes and end with checking boxes, with a few highlights from various surveys sprinkled in between.Last Saturday Gail and I m…

Almost Smartie Time

A week after our return from holiday and the necessary catch-ups completed it was time to check out a few local places. I started at Cockerham Quarry where the Sand Martin colony should be well underway. It was – many dozens of holes and a hive o…