Hello, Well, my winter visitors are starting to arrive. Firstly, as expected Redwings, the Northern invaders have been passing overhead in small numbers, locally. Some will have already been spotted feeding in berry bushes or on the ground, but my sightings have been sound sightings. Also noted, just recently, coming from the night skies, were ringing … Continue reading Bird sounds in the night!
The Northern Thrushes will soon be upon us all. Redwings, looking like Song Thrushes are slightly smaller than their cousins and are general non-breeders in the UK, having visited our shores from places much further north. They have a distinctive "tseeep" high pitched call which pierces the still night skies of early autumn. So, if … Continue reading Winter Thrushes
Hi all, I am currently off work but that certainly doesn't stop me from being uber-busy. Aside from updating my Linked In profile, I've continued the analysis of my best birdsound recordings amongst a plethora of tasks. On Friday 16th September, I ventured out over our local downland and collected many windfall apples and pears … Continue reading Busy few days
Hello. Is boredom setting in, if like me, you currently have time on your hands and want something engaging to do, here is some bird-related ideas. Go looking for Goldfinches, they may be tiny but they can lighten any dull day. At this time of year they can be in some impressively large flocks. They are prone to devour … Continue reading Boring September?