Posts from the ‘birds’ Category

An hour at Bempton

This week was the highlight of my working year; the 2nd year Ecology Field Course. We visit Bempton as part of this, and unfortunately due to the minibus being delivered an hour late, only had an hour there. But an hour is a lot better than none.

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Tansy beetles and others at Acaster Malbis

Had a lovely walk from Bishopthorpe across the fields to Acaster Malbis today, coming back along the river.

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Keswick reunion

Three years ago we had a disastrously wet Easter break in the lakes. We swore not to go back. This year we did. It was great.  Read more…

Clumber Park

Yesterday we visited Clumber Park in Sherwood Forest. This is a park which used to belong to a stately home, but the home was destroyed in 1938 and what remains are formal gardens, a lake, woods, heaths, and generally domesticated nature. It was perfect for a sunny winter’s day.

 

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Haystacks, Silver Ys and admirals

Sunshine to die for today. I think we’ve deserved it. Getting out, we spotted three buzzards riding the thermals from this pile of straw bales.

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Sandsend Holiday pics and Coastal Wildlife

We just had the perfect little British Seaside holiday at Sandsend on the Yorkshire Coast.

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Whisperdales, Broxa Forest and Hackness

Today, in much better weather, I headed for some of the dales on the South-Eastern edge of the moors near Scarborough.

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