A good deal of rain had fallen during early spring and wild flowers covered every square meter of the uncultivated land. Seasonal
pools were full but despite the promise of a great birding trip it did not fully materialize as we had to work hard to find some of the
annual migrants that usually grace the pools and flower meadows; several species that were normally present did not turn up at all
during our stay.
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For me it was great to return to the Isles of Scilly after a 16-year break, they haven’t changed, they still retain their unique charm, beauty and tranquillity. The birding isn’t as good as the heady days of the past, but the...View Report
This was our second consecutive Autumn Migration Tour FOR 2018, it fell just short of the mark with regards to large raptor movements, we did see a few thousand birds but not en-masse as in the first week. Passerine migration was also po...View Report
RIO GUADIARO AT ESTACION DE CORTES Dawn and I were joined by John McClure, our American friend and budding birder also from Gaucin, for an afternoon of birding by the river. We just sat under our favourite tree and whiled away t...View Report