JUNE BIRD BLOG:  Springtime on the Estuary and the Trials of Life

Shelduck pair on the estuary in March
In mid-May my daily exercise walk shifted. I forsook the cliff path and the beach: the spring migration was mostly over. I decided it was time to return to the estuary, and follow the fortunes of its resident breeding birds. I had spotted a Shelduck pair on the river in March and I wa
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February Bird Blog – A Walk by the Tidewater

Welcome to the first of our monthly bird blogs by local naturalist Derek Spooner. February 12th. Early morning; I part the curtains and peer anxiously at the weather. For three days Looe has been hammered by Storm Ciara. I need to carry out a water-birds count on the Looe estuary, and
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