For the Love of Birding: Brian McCloskey

This weeks "For the love of Birding" post comes from the hands of one of Irelands leading young Birders & Twitchers in the form of Brian McCloskey. I first came across Brian on twitter when he joined Cian Cardiff and I for one of our many Bird ID Quiz's; It wasn't long till we became good mates …

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Wet, Wilde and wonderful Winsford

Today I was meeting up with good friend and fellow young Cheshire birder Findlay Wilde for a day’s birding round his patch, Winsford Flash. After meeting at his we made are way down to the flash were as soon as we pulled up in the car park we were greeted by rather large flock of Black-headed Gulls, for Winsford, …

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For the love of Birding: Findlay Wilde

This week’s post comes from no other than Hen Harrier hero Findlay Wilde. I cannot even start to begin to talk about all the vital work that Findlay has done over the years to help raise awareness of the devastating persecution that Hen Harriers are undergoing in the UK: ranging from speech’s, raising money and …

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For the love of Birding: Richard Smith

This weeks “For the love of Birding” post comes from a man who is unbelievably dedicated to both his birding and conservation work. Richard Smith is one the finest birders I’ve ever come across and he’s one of Wirral & Cheshire’s most acclaimed birders, not just for managing the superb Dee Estuary Birding Site which …

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For the love of Birding: Jacob Spinks

In today’s post we switch from Manchester’s finest young birder to Northamptonshire’s in the form of outstanding birder and photographer Jacob Spinks. I first came across Jacob a few years ago on Flicker where when I came across his stunning photo stream which I was just amazed by: White-tailed Eagles fishing, Barn Owls staring right …

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