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(A-Z) Kestrel

Although apparently in decline in this country it is still the commonest bird of prey, and I certainly the one I see most of. On my commute to work I usually see at least one, if not more. Yesterday I … Continue reading

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Still no Hobby.

It has been over a year since I posted! Not because I have not been watching wildlife, though. I have had a few delightful view of bullfinches on my cycle to work, one morning there were 5 pairs! Also I … Continue reading

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(A-Z) House Martin

Now they have returned to the country it was time to return to ‘H’. This is another one of the birds that I have probably seen often, but never taken the time to identify. Along with swallows, swifts and sand … Continue reading

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(A-Z) Jay

Still at Ynys-hir and wherever you are in the woodland, every 10mins or so there is some kind of kerfuffle high up in the trees. The first time it happened whilst I was still in the car-park I looked up and saw a big … Continue reading

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(A-Z) Garden Warbler

It has been a bumper weekend for my A-Z Challenge, which is dragging on well into the second year, third summer! I made it to ‘G’ back in December 2011, but then failed to see a garden warbler last summer, … Continue reading

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(A-Z) Jackdaw

I am pretty sure I see jackdaws everyday. There is a rook/jackdaw roost in the fields close to my house, and so if I am ever out in the evening I can hear them. Most are rooks, and it is … Continue reading

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(A-Z) House Sparrow

After the excitement of he grey heron this morning, and the resignation that hobbys and mouse martins are in Africa, I didn’t expect house sparrow to be too much of a challenge. And it wasn’t. Although, saying that, it was … Continue reading

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