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Sunday, 20 April 2014

Still places available on forthcoming tours

I still have one place available on my SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS tour of 2-7 May 2014 and 5 places on my ROUND BRITAIN TOUR of 17-26 May 2014 - please contact me, either on 07881 906629 or if you are interested.

Likewise, some space available on tours to Spain, Morocco, Turkey, Scandinavia, Egypt, Madeira, Israel, Thailand, The Gambia, Goa and Shetland between May and December

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

RED-NECKED GREBES in breeding plumage are just such stunning birds......

For several days now, this breeding-plumaged RED-NECKED GREBE has graced FARMOOR RESERVOIR, just to the west of Oxford. It is catching lots of small fish and often takes time out from diving to feast on the abundance of insects at the water's surface. Enjoy.....

Compare the above with this recent bird at Pitsford Reservoir in Northamptonshire

and this Red-necked Grebe at Farmoor last November (same bird?)