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This evening birding is pretty addictive. Found myself back at CAthkin Marsh a few evenings ago, spurred on by a report of Whinchat and Tree Sparrows. A beautiful, warm evening showed the surrounding countryside at its best. I marvelled again at just how undefinably special this place is.
A massed flock of corvids rent the quiet evening air with the raucous calls, I took the time to stop and really appreciate these birds.
Posted Thursday 2nd August 2012 at 02:56 bybheitzman Updated Saturday 18th August 2012 at 02:06 bybheitzman(updated title)
Every once in a while a bird comes thru the area who makes everyone sit up and take notice. They then put the eBird report location into their TomTom nav unit, and take off right after work... or take the day off altogether.
In the last year I've had the privilege of seeing a Harris's Sparrow in Norwich VT, an American Avocet who was blown into Seabrook NH, a Cape May Warbler who over-wintered in Portsmouth NH, and a Northern Gannet who was dropped 100 miles inland by Tropical...