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Rare Bird Alert

Since Christmas I’ve been writing the weekly Rarity Round-Ups for Rare Bird Alert – concluding with one this week in which a contentious gull practically on my doorstep featured largely. It’s always a pleasure to compile these weekly summaries of … 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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