Moons, Rain and Birds

A Robin at Stortons Gravel Pits January 2020 is almost over, it has been wet almost the whole month and has left lakes and rivers bursting and dangerously full. Trips out have been hampered by the poor light and water logged walkways. Ravensthorpe for example is...

RSPB Frampton Marsh

RSPB Frampton Marsh – Lincolnshire – 3rd September 2019   https://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/reserves-a-z/frampton-marsh/   I think I visited Frampton Marsh on a ‘quiet’ day. There were birds about but not in any large...

Summer Leys Nature Reserve

Summer Leys Nature Reserve is part of the The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Northamptonshire. It is a place I now visit very regularly for two reasons, a very nice walk and good opportunities to see and photograph wildlife.  It is situated on...

RSPB Minsmere

RSPB Minsmere Discover some of the UK’s rarest wildlife and enjoy family-friendly activities at Minsmere. Choose an idyllic walk or head to the coastal lagoons to see an impressive variety of birds, including avocets, bearded tits and bitterns. If you’re...

Warbler, Music and Bites

Sedge Warbler at Stortons Gravel Pits Northampton An interesting and varied week, which includes the solstice!.  On Sunday I visited Ravensthorpe Reservoir. I have often boasted that I am good at reading the weather, well not this time. I was about 5 minutes into my...
Stortons Gravel Pits

Stortons Gravel Pits

Blue Tit Juvenile Stortons GP is somewhere I visit regularly ( it is close to where I live at the moment). It is an odd collection of spaces and wildlife habitat. It is a shame that the car park area at Sixfields is used by various groups to meet, drink, eat and in...