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Anglesey Birds – Ken’s Review January 2013

I have asked Ken Croft, my friend and now guiding colleague, to write up his birding year so far. “My year started off in Birmingham, seeing the New Year in with my brother and his family. An early morning move saw me in Shrewsbury where I joined Pat and Enid for a New Year’s Day […]

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Playing Hard to Get.

Playing Hard to Get.

“Why have you put red-throated diver on there?” I asked Ken when he showed me through the species we should expect to see in our patch. We’d volunteered to take part in a birding initiative just for January; the Foot It challenge, bird watching on foot from your home. Ken had devised our species list […]

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My Wonderful and Varied Neighbourhood.

I didn’t make it back to Wales from my Christmas break in Derbyshire until late on Friday night, which meant I was already four days behind other ‘Foot It’ competitors. David, the other warden from my summer position as a tern warden at Cemlyn Bay, had sent me a text on New Years Day saying […]

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Foot It to the Patchwork Challenge

Hello all! Now that we have the merriment of Christmas sadly out of the way for another year, it’s time to think about the New Year ahead. Despite having the most incredible ‘patch’, Ken and I have decided to get to know the bird life in and around precisely where we live this January. We […]

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