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2020 – a year of local wildlife (Part III)

Being at home as much as I was this year brought fresh perspective on some changing aspects of the natural world at the end of the island on which I live. Despite nothing having changed in the land use of … Continue reading

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Got those Whalsay blues

When I was a keen young birder, on the cusp of leaving school and heading off to university, I spent a week in October on the Isles of Scilly. It was a taste of freedom to come. It was also … Continue reading

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And so this is Christmas…

As is traditional in the blogosphere, it’s time for the annual introspective round-uppery blog post. This past year has been an unusual one for me – none of the┬ádedicated foreign birding or botany trips that have been a feature of … Continue reading

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Birds of the Iberian Peninsula

I’ve a lot of affection for Spain and Portugal – many years ago I went to school for a while in Alicante; I’ve worked off and on in both countries on various European projects; and lately, I’ve been spending a … Continue reading

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