Scholarship!

A few weeks ago I was delighted to hear from The Cameron Bespolka Trust that I'd be this years recipient of the Cameron Bespolka Scholarship to attend the Cornell Lab of Ornithology Young Birders Event in Ithaca, New York state! It was down to my attitude and enthusiasm being second to none as well as …

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Iberian Chiffchaff: Sonograms & Ageing!

Following its discovery just over two weeks ago, the male Iberian Chiffchaff was still holding it's territory at Thurstaston Common just down the road from my college this afternoon; would have been rude not to make plenty of visits to see this epic & educational bird during its stay given its location. During my visits …

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The Gold Rush Continues…

The Wirral peninsula has been on fire this Spring: Black Redstart, Wood Warblers, Eurasian Spoonbill, Red-necked Grebe, Green-winged Teal, Iberian Chiffchaff, Atlantic Puffin, Snow Goose and now the latest addition to the list was a stonking Ring-necked Duck found at RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands. After hearing news when I got back from college, mum and …

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