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The Biggest Twitch on tour

We have been very busy on the road recently, giving talks and guiding, so sorry for the lack of updates to our blog.

Here are some images from our travels for you to see where and what we have been doing.

Red Grouse Broomhead 2
Heading to Sheffield to give a talk to Sheffield Bird Study Group.

Red Grouse Broomhead legs
We enjoyed great views of Red Grouse, legs ready for winter.

Red Grouse Broomhead 1
Red Grouse are lovely birds and a joy to see amongst the flowering heather.

Crossbill Broomhead
We dropped off the moors down to Broomhead Reservoir to see Two-barred Crossbills.

Berries Broomhead
A real Autumn feel to the day.

Blk t Godwit ad LM
We called in at RSPB Leighton Moss on our talking tour, Black tailed Godwit.

Blk t Godwit juv LM
Nice to compare this juvenile Black tailed Godwit with bird above.

Blk t Godwit flock  LM
Plenty of godwits here, in the rain.

Curlew Sand LM 1
Juvenile Curlew Sandpipers were feeding amongst the Redshank flock.

Curlew Sand LM 2
Luckily the Curlew Sandpipers came closer and closer.

Musselburgh Lagoons
Further north we talked to the Edingurgh RSPB Group and checked out Musselburgh.

Musselburgh Lagoons 2
Lots of waders roosting on the lagoons, in great light.

Musselburgh Lagoons 3
This former industrial site has plenty of birds now.

Musselburgh Lagoons birders
Concrete hides are vandal proof and give great views.

H Hall out
September is Ruth's birthday month so we had a real treat, staying here.

H Hall bedroom
Think Ruth could get used to this, could be expensive!

H Hall main
The birthday meal was amazing, like being in Master Chef final, superb!

H Hall sweet
Not only delicious but stunning presentation.

South Stack Sept 2013
Back in North Wales we enjoyed some great local guiding.

Climber SS 2
Spot the climber at RSPB South Stack, Anglesey.

Climber SS 1
Nerves of steel needed here!

Chough pied wag
We were thrilled by the views of Chough in the adjacent fields.

Chough SS step

Chough SS wing

Whimbrel AO 2
This nice juvenile Whimbrel showed well at Aber Ogwen on a wet day.

Lots more guiding coming up, including Norfolk, and more talks. Tonight, Friday 20 September, we are at North Cheshire RSPB Group, Warrington, Cheshire do come along.

If you would like to join us for the very best birdwatching or would like a lively illustrated talk do drop us a line

We look forward to hearing from you.


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