All Hallows' eve(ning)

October 31, 2012 - I'm sure that Hallowe'en did begin its life as a pagan celtic festival Samhain (pronounced sawh-in) and I'm sure that ev...
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Snow ends BST.

October 28, 2012 - It snowed here yesterday morning, for the first time in a little over 8 months (since the 10th February 2012 to be exact...
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"Operation noctua" end of week 34 - the end for now...

October 15, 2012 - I thought with a week off work last week I could spend some time stalking and photographing our local little owls, but d...
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The jays of our lives (Allelujah for the alula)

October 15, 2012 - All jay photos are my own. I promised some time ago that I'd write a wee blog post on my second favourite birds of...
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In the night garden

October 11, 2012 - I've always been a bit of a night owl. Not so much clubbing and partying all night (all that gubbins disappeared with my...
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Roundup - hogs, thrushes, jays....

October 10, 2012 - I'm pretty sure I heard a redwing "tseeping" overhead at night on the 26th September. If that is indeed the case, that w...
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"Operation noctua" end of week 33

October 09, 2012 - Nothing to report this week - apart from the usual - two owls still in place. I may try and stalk the wee things this w...
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Autumnal movements begin in earnest

October 02, 2012 - Everything seems to be on the move right now as Autumn heats up (or cools down I s'pose). The jetstream is bouncing a...
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The zoological pleb.

October 01, 2012 - The former United Nations*cough* “Peacekeeper” *cough* and current (but for how long?) Conservative “Chief Whip”, Andrew...
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