Second day of my new routine. Today saw a much longer journey, around 15km rode in total maybe even more. Used my bicycle and had binoculars and some food with me. Still no bird book though.
I have decided to set a target of 20 birds minimum before I have to go home for when I...
Recently moved to Germany and I have decided to keep a daily bird count and blog to keep me on a good routine.
I am based in Köln in NRW region of Germany. Unlike my previous home for the last 5 years (London, UK) I am now surrounded with beautiful forests and many lakes which are all very...
Thanks albatross, I already signed up for the ornitho.de website.
Will keep my eyes posted for any regular sightings of anything I really want to see :)
such a change to living in London where all I saw was ring-necked Parakeets.. finally a garden with actual bird life! haha regular...
Thanks a lot for this information, It's great to know there is a similar site to the rare bird report here in the uk but for Germany :) I will be sure to take a look at the sewage ponds they sounds like a decent gamble.
Recently just moved to Köln and looking at getting back into Birding, Anyone know of any good areas around the NRW preferably nearer to Köln than anywhere else as transport is limited for the time being.
Let me know.
i went to Summerleyes local nature reserve today (trip report in my blog)
and i heard a cuckoo now iv never seen one before but iv heard them in summerleyes a few times before i could not locate it but while i was walking around the site this morning i saw a lot of people with...
woke up this morning to the sun shining and decided to take a quick trip to my prefered local patch (not all that local considering its locality to my house but oh well) Summerleyes Nature Reserve. if your in northamptonshire you should know of it; in my opinion the best place to watch birds in...
hi guys its been a while since i went to my local patch iv been mainly going to the gravel pits near summerleys and earlsbarton if anyone from northamptonshire or the surrounding area is looking here you'l know there great spots all year round.
however due to me not having a car today i decided...
sounds like you had fun despite the bad weather i too got a little birding done on the way to hunstanton without bins or birdbook tho managed to see 17diff types of bird including my first views of a redkite which went overthe car near peterborough
all in all a good day at the beach in the rain lol