Avocet, Titchwell

Eastern Adventures – Part 1

Tuesday’s entry covering our encounter with Nightingales at Dering Wood was just the icing on what had been a very nice cake indeed. We’d spent the previous week based near Sheringham in Norfolk, a little further east than our normal haunts but a change which would give us access from Read more…

Loughor from Cefn Drum

#pwc2015 Summer Shutdown

[Insert generic comment about time flies here]. Right, now that’s out of the way it’s fair to say that July has been a pretty quiet month on the patch all being told. No new species, some good breeding records and still as enjoyable a place to walk as ever. I Read more…

Cotton-grass, Craig Cerrig-Gleisiad

Return to Craig Cerrig-Gleisiad

Long. Weekend. Two words revered amongst those who have not yet had the good fortune to retire from regular employment and the reason why Thursday morning found me back at Craig Cerrig-Gleisiad (and yes I did have to look up the spelling). Our first visit to this impressive glacial formation Read more…

Llanrhidian Marsh

Landimore, Weobley and Cheriton

We headed off to Gower last Saturday to walk one of the less well trodden routes that the peninsula has to offer. Concentrated on the quieter, though no less impressive, northern coast I first explored this area while surveying for the recent Bird Atlas and found it so rewarding that Read more…

My Life Outside blog

Gower Shipwreck – Vitte Zee

During an explore of the coastline at Overton Mere yesterday afternoon, I came upon some very interesting remains of a shipwreck. Unlike most things that get washed up on beaches, these remains were very substantial in size to the extent that their original purpose was easily recognisable. I presume that Read more…