Flash floods again – it must be Wimbledon fortnight…

June 29, 2012 - To be fair, the rain (and there’s been plenty of it again in the midlands and north of the country) hasn’t really affect...
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"Operation noctua" end of week 18 - both owlets on three HD video clips

June 24, 2012 - A mixed week weather-wise, with quite a lot of sun (compared to many recent weeks) and an awful lot of rain once again....
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The longest day and a few short thoughts...

June 21, 2012 - Well gang, we made it. Just. Today (June 21 st) marks the longest day of the year – and as I write this (at 7am), looki...
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"Operation noctua" end of week 17

June 17, 2012 - Not too much to add here other than its clear the little owlets are exploring their immediate location now. Twice I've...
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Urban peregrines

June 17, 2012 - I remember when I first became interested in wildlife (and birds I s'pose, in particular), I could only dream about seei...
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"Operation noctua" week 17 update - HD video of owlet fledging

June 14, 2012 - I have had my trail camera on the roof of a barn in the same field as the little owls' nest box (in an old oak tree) sin...
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Less of an enigma now? (Perhaps)

June 14, 2012 - My favourite bird of all. The swift (of course). I have had to write off any chance of breeding swifts this year in my...
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"Operation noctua" end of week 16 - owlets on show!

June 10, 2012 - As predicted several times over the course of the last few months, the owlets have appeared bang on time (I predicted by...
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Bad hare day

June 08, 2012 - The chances of seeing an early summer seem to have stalled somewhat this week, with quite a bit of rain (over 50% of the...
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"Operation noctua" end of week 15

June 05, 2012 - Not much to add here after a what feels like a week of drizzle and cool temperatures. Still no fledglings visible in th...
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Would jubilee vit - the transit of Venus

June 05, 2012 - Do you remember June 8th 2004? Do you remember anything special about it? Maybe you were married then or celebrated so...
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Use your eyes (1)

June 01, 2012 - I have been quite well known (over the years) for uttering the phrase "use your eyes" more regularly than most - in fact...
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