Monthly Archives: March 2013

29th March 2013 – The day SIMPLE MINDS came to town!

Besides my family and birding, my biggest pleasure is music. And tonight I saw the mighty Simple Minds for the 5th time – and in my home county too. I couldn’t believe it last year when they announced they were gonna be playing at … Continue reading

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21st March 2013 – BLUE-WINGED TEAL and Kites galore…

With my day off coinciding with some cold but bright weather I decided to spend a few hours birding in the Castle Douglas area of Dumfries & Galloway. One of the great things about living on the Solway near Carlisle is that whichever way … Continue reading

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14th March 2013 – Staggering numbers of geese on the Solway…

Wow, this morning was fantastic. I really didn’t know which way to look, a sea of geese in every direction. I was completely spellbound. So I was determined to find something amongst that lot! And I did, the bloomin’ Todd’s again, I … Continue reading

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10th March 2013 – Leucistic Pink-footed Goose

This leucistic Pink was seen this morning… Couldn’t find anything else though, just the usual stuff…  

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6th March 2013 – Mixed fortunes in Cleveland

Me and Col decided to leave the Solway behind today for a spot of birding in Cleveland. We had listed a few target species that we were hoping to connect with – and top of the list was Caspian Gull. I haven’t seen one of … Continue reading

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3rd March 2013 – Leucistic Barnacle Geese

No sunshine today, in fact it was a fairly gloomy morning on the Solway, but once again the Barnacle Geese were putting on a superb show… The birds were showing really well but unfortunately I was unable to find the Todd’s amongst … Continue reading

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