Waifless and strayless

The strong WSW wind continued through the night and didn’t start easing till lunchtime. Showers all day some very heavy.There was a chance that the wind may have blown in some waifs and strays, and possibly it did, but none were seen/reported.South sho…

Spotted Flycatcher Update – Part 2

Alice and I checked our two Spotted Flycatcher nests in the Hodder Valley in Bowland yesterday evening to see how they were progressing, and to check if the chicks were big enough to ring.In the first nest we found three healthy and large chicks, which…

Meds again – looking hungry

The WSW wind was quite fresh in the morning, becoming a strong wind by the evening. Mainly overcast with some light showers during the day, becoming heavy by late evening.Heysham skear – low water 09:50It somehow felt more “normal” today, I suppose by …

The New Header And Some Other Stuff!

I now have a header to fit the page again on B2B. The image is appropriately of a Golden-ringed Dragonfly, of which I found twelve in three weeks all in Bowland….Thanks to Richard Pegler for his image and the suggestion to rectify the heade…

Mainly Meds news

Light west breeze all day. Mainly cloudy but no rain till mid evening when light showers began.First I forgot to add Pete’s sightings from yesterday:Mediterranean gull 15 red nab/ocean edge saltmarsh/on sea nearby latter stages incoming tide plus …

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Green Sandpiper and a brassica

The breeze started from south before turning west, some cloud around, particularly in the morning but plenty of sunshine. South shore mid morningRock Pipit 3 – 2 on Red Nab 1 near lighthouse (not the ringed bird)Mediterranean gull 6 adult on the b…