Monthly Archives: March 2014

29th March 2014 – First Wheatear of the spring…

Well it is for me, there’s probably been loads on the patch in the last week but I’ve been hard at work. Advertisements

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19th March 2014 – adult European Whitefront…

Found this smart adult European White-fronted Goose today amongst the Pinks. I then noticed that the 1st-winter Greenland Whitefront that I’d previously found was right next to it! Seems to have a bit of a faint eye-ring which is something I’ve never noticed before.

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17th March 2014 – Garden tick…

Can’t say as this species was on my radar to be honest, so it was a bit of a surprise. I was dibbling about in the garden at lunchtime today when I heard the unmistakeable sound of some Twite. I immediately stopped what I was doing and … Continue reading

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15th March 2014 – Bittern in Carlisle….

Come on, you weren’t expecting to see a real Bittern in Carlisle were you?! This beauty visited the city today – and very nice it was too.

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7th March 2014 – Greenland White-fronted Goose…

Over the last 3 or 4 weeks pretty much all of my days off work have fallen on days when it’s been absolutely chucking it down, which is obviously incredibly frustrating, and on the odd occasion when the weather has allowed me to get … Continue reading

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