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In the Garden

Since July 2004, I have been keeping a record of the birds seen in our garden in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.  To date, I have recorded 62 species, the most unusual being a laughing kookaburra which my wife spotted sitting in the tree above our pond.  She managed to grab a…

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‘Antipodean Lullaby’

I’ve just had some great news from an amazing Yorkshire wildlife artist called TERESA BOAST. Teresa bought a couple of pictures from me some time ago and has finally got round to painting one of them.  The ‘Antipodean Lullaby’ (below), was selected to be hung in the new ‘Threadneedle Space’…

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Success with the RSPB 2014 Love Nature Calendar

I am delighted to learn that my shot of this red squirrel, taken in the Lake District, has been chosen for the month of November in the RSPB 2014 Love Nature Calendar. There are some great photos in it.  For £7.99, you should all support the RSPB and buy one!

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Bird of Prey Centre in Huby, York

We’ve just been to the newly opened Bird of Prey centre in Huby, York and had a great time.  Expecting to be a couple of hours, we finally dragged ourselves away six hours later.  The staff are very knowledgeable, extremely helpful and there are loads of opportunities for photographs. As…

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