Monthly Archives: May 2014

27th-29th May 2014 – Isle of Mull and Iona’s Corncrakes…

I managed to get a few days off work this week, and with the weather forecast looking pretty dire around the mainland it was an easy decision to once again head to the beautiful islands off the northwest coast of Scotland where … Continue reading

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18th May 2014 – Black Terns and Yellow Wags…

It was great to see two smart Black Terns at Longtown this afternoon, it’s a species that can be very hard to catch up with in Cumbria. In fact it’s only the 2nd time I’ve seen the species in spring up here, all the others have been juveniles … Continue reading

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6th May 2014 – Tawny Owl…

 Thanks Barbara! What a fantastic bird.

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4th May 2014 – Velvet Scoter and Poms…

It was beginning to look like our much anticipated skua passage was going to pass us by this year. The last few weeks has been dominated by winds coming in from the east – a direction which is pretty much … Continue reading

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