Category Archives: Birds

Magic moments on Crosby Beach.

Early morning and I was down on Crosby Beach. It was almost deserted, just me and a seagull. Then a Little Egret flew in to say “Hello” to one of the Iron Men. Magic

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Where have all the birdies gone?

The Rainford Loop. Yesterday I was walking in the southern part of Lancashire. Our starting point was Siding Lane Ranger Centre near Rainford. My walk description advised me to bring binoculars as the area was popular with visiting birds, especially … Continue reading

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A Butterfly, a Bird and some Bindweed.

The glorious weather continues and this morning I was down by the coastguard station. I headed north along the coast through Hightown Dunes and Meadows to see what I could find. Lots of butterflies were on the wing but they … Continue reading

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A stroll round Cuber Reservoir

Today we were off on just a short stroll round Cuber Reservoir. The starting point of so many walks in Mallorca. It had been a very wet winter and spring in Mallorca and I had never seen the reservoir so … Continue reading

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On Bleakedgate Moor.

My walk this week took me up onto Bleakedgate Moor in the West Pennine Moors. There are numerous pure springs in the area and the Victorians built reservo0irs to supply drinking water to the industrial towns surrounding Manchester. Prior to … Continue reading

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Crosby Rambling Club. The ‘B’ party walk at Hawes.

I’m back in Yorkshire with my local rambling club After doing the reccee for the ‘A ‘party walk last week I decided to take it easy and do the ‘B’ walk. A steady 9 miles through classic Yorkshire Dales … Continue reading

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Gaisalm to Pertisau

Thursday 4th September . am                                                    Gaisalm At last it has stopped raining and my plan for today is to catch the boat to Gaisalm and walk back to Pertisau along the lakeside path. We caught the 10.15 boat from … Continue reading

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Hest Bank

28th Feb 2013. We set out from Hest Bank, near Carnforth on a beautiful spring morning, bright sunshine and hardly any wind. We headed inland and after a couple of hundred yards we joined the Lancaster canal which we followed … Continue reading

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