Monthly Archives: January 2016

Colombia – plata o plomo?

It’s been some six weeks since I returned from Colombia, and it’s safe to say that I’m already planning my return there. There are hummingbirds aplenty to lure me back, the small matter of a hawkmoth new to science, but … Continue reading

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60 North Winter 2015

Once again I’ve got a piece in the latest edition of ’60 North’ magazine – this time of year is a little quiet for wildlife-watching opportunities in Shetland compared to the hustle and bustle of spring, summer and autumn (though … Continue reading

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Shetland pigeon love

After another sharp spell of stormy, wet weather, Shetland paused last night and caught its breath. Walking outside the backdoor in Lerwick into the stillness of the early evening I could hear a Common Snipe calling somewhere in the darkness … Continue reading

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