Monthly Archives: May 2013

Some of my Favorite Birds

Some of the most charming woodland and hedgerow birds in Europe are in the Tit family. At this time of year in Ireland Blue Tits are busy feeding their young in gardens and woods everywhere. Great Tits are also busy … Continue reading

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Spring is late in Ireland this Year

  Butterflies like the Green Veined White are out in numbers, and some Brimstone’s have arrived, but the little Blue’s and Fritillaries are no where to be seen. ┬áIt is a while since I have seen any Green Veined Whites … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Ireland in the Spring. First Walk

Originally posted on NaturalistNotebook:
The morning after i arrived I went for a long walk in the woods and meadows near the lake. Almost the first animal I saw was a Red Squirrel.  I think it’s the ear-tufts combined with…

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A walk by the River in Scotland

There is a river in the highlands of Scotland carved out of the valley floor. It is a special place and I always relax when I think of it. It rains a great deal here and the land is rich … Continue reading

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