Monthly Archives: November 2010

18th November 2010 – Tindale Tarn Treat

My day off today, and a toss-up between two rare grebes – one a 5 hour round trip (Pied-billed near Rochdale), and the other a pleasant morning walk within 20 miles of home. No competition really, I stayed local again! I … Continue reading

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14th November 2010 – Marvellous Mandarin, and finding Waxwings everywhere!

How embarrassing, twitching a drake Mandarin… the shame of it. Oh well, I wasn’t doing much anyway, and a county tick is a county tick. So off to Penrith and the exciting location of Gilwilly Industrial Estate. Thacka Pond to … Continue reading

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6th November 2010 – Waxwings at Dalston

The current Waxwing invasion across the UK has reached Cumbria, with the flocks in Dalston being the nearest birds to me. After a week of work, heavy rain and leaden skies it was nice to wake up to a crisp blue sky this morning … Continue reading

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