Author: Pete Woodruff

Stonechat Revival.

Yes….the Stonechat takes centre stage on B2B once again.The last time I visited Birk Bank for any chance of seeing Stonechat or anything else, was on 22 June 2018. But last week I was on Birk Bank and well chuffed to find 14 Stonechat….

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Scratching The Surface.

Tip of the iceberg stuff in the expanse that is the Forest of Bowland, where we’ll never know the true picture on the status of birds, in particular my very own favourite. A trip up the west and east sides of Hawthornthwaite Fell earlier in t…

Another Excellent Plan….Again!

The plan yesterday was to check out Harrisend, but not until I had taken a look at Grisedale Brook for Golden Ringed Dragonfly. Maybe too late now, as the flight season runs out by late August, but being a good sunny warm day I thought maybe just a cha…

Perfect Timing.

Walking along the Roeburndale Road, then left on to the grit track to the wind turbines, and return to Brookhouse via Quarry Road was a perfectly timed plan. Please clik the piks.The bulk of birds were found along and around the wall stretching th…

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Gulls, Dragons, And Flutterby’s.

I had other plans on Thursday, but they fell apart and I ended up at Heysham to check the gulls on Red Nab as the tide came in.When I arrived at Heysham the tide was around 2 hours short of high and there was c.500 gulls on the seaward edge of Red Nab,…