25th-27th June 2012

June 29, 2012 - Three Wet Days in Wales: 25th-27th June Decision taken to go for the gull-billed tern near Llanelli, I set off early, pl...
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Orchids 2012

June 28, 2012 - An album of my photographs of... Orchids 2012 N.B. Some sections from earlier posts have been pasted here to bring all t...
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Saturday 23rd June 2012

June 23, 2012 - Swift, fairly swift and just a little swift...a day of two halves I set off for New Brighton at 8 o'clock precisely as t...
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Thursday 21st June 2012

June 21, 2012 - The unexpected always turns up! I didn't expect to even go out [split infinitive!!] today as it's miserable and raining...
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Wednesday June 20th 2012

June 21, 2012 - One fine day: from Wykeham to Blacktoft The idea was - and, of course ideas often play tricks on us when we try to fulfi...
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Tuesday 19th June 2012

June 19, 2012 - White-winged Black Tern at Fairburn Ings It had been at St. Aidan's Lake the previous evening so I was hoping it would c...
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Monday 18th June 2012

June 19, 2012 - Year list: Just ticking over again... Another day out in search of the birds. Started with a visit to Fairburn Ings RSPB...
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Saturday 16th June 2012

June 17, 2012 - Patience is the birder's virtue I don't have bad days just frustrating experiences. Today began with one of the worst....
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Thursday June 14th 2012

June 15, 2012 - Another good day - but 234 still at the end! Subtitle: I hope you like common tern pictures... Determined to get out and...
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Tuesday 12th June

June 12, 2012 - Juvs in the garden I spent the morning working in the garden hoping something good might come up on the pager or on Bird...
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Saturday June 9th & Sunday June 10th 2012

June 11, 2012 - Dipping and dripping! Saturday Dipping: birders' word for failing to find a reported bird. Dripping: word that summarise...
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Thursday 7th June

June 07, 2012 - If summer ever comes..... Part one: to Beaumontcote Farm, Bonby, Lincs We left before 7am to get over the Humber Bridge...
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Sunday 3rd June & Monday 4th June 2012

June 04, 2012 - Sunday afternoon: to Danby Beacon A dotterel had been reported for a couple of days at Danby Beacon with golden plovers.
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Saturday June 2nd 2012

June 03, 2012 - Guns, bombers, hurricane and roller - what a jubilee mix! Gardening quietly when a text came from Barry: 'Spitfire flyin...
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29th May - 1st June 2012

June 01, 2012 - Tuesday 29/5 - a lifer! 8am. Tea in bed, pager in hand. How sad is that? Oh well, Hartleppol Headland: 'Western Orphean...
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