Author: Phil Slade

Testing Times

Andy and I arranged to meet up at Gulf Lane this morning to test our latest theory about Linnets – we catch better on frosty mornings? There was a ground frost and a temperature of -1° at 0800. We had been here on Saturday 4th January and despite …

Mainly Men

With so much wind and rain in recent weeks there’s been little chance of getting to Gulf Lane. This is highly frustrating, even embarrassing, when a recent count realised 280+ Linnets on site compared to our miserly catch of just 30 birds for the whole…