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A weird and wonderful November.

A quickie from me. No more to add, other than to direct you to this link, courtesy of Wildlife Extra. Cheers Tony Powell

Volunteering – Do you participate?

Do you volunteer?  If not, would you consider doing so? I have been volunteering in many guises over the years, but more recently I have become a WeBS counter. This is a survey organised by the BTO (British Trust for Ornithology) which covers a broad spectrum of wetland bird species. The surveys cover a large area of … Continue reading Volunteering – Do you participate?

Not what to expect, come Mid-November!

As if to confirm, a quote I saw on a fellow subscriber's blog, I give you some news. The Nearly half way through November post and it's reference to "the seasons’ constant cycle ignores the diary" seems somehow appropriate, in light of current ornithological sightings. By no means unprecedented, but interesting nonetheless, I will present the following snippets, courtesy of Birdguides. … Continue reading Not what to expect, come Mid-November!

I’m obsessed

It must be said, I am obsessed with participating in Citizen Science. This might take the form of listing garden birds, a local patch list or trips farther afield. Maybe, it's the daily transfer of weather records from my diaries, except this is not necessary any longer, due to owning an AWS (automatic weather station). Perhaps, as in today's instance … Continue reading I’m obsessed

How strong is the sun in November?

Looking at the above question, "How strong is the sun in November?", "How exactly would we, or even can we answer that question?" It's an interesting topic for sure and folk in the weather forums have commented, even in recent weeks, that it's been t-shirt weather. Also, some made comments  such as, it's warm enough to sit … Continue reading How strong is the sun in November?

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