Category: Nature

Reed Wabler

Why am I showing you two pictures of the same bird? Actually, I’m not, they are different species, although closely related, and both will arrive in the Clot in some numbers this month. In fact, a few have already arrived in March from their winter quarters in Sub-Saharan Africa, and both species are making their
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REED WARBLERS

Why am I showing you two pictures of the same bird? Actually, I’m not, they are different species, although closely related, and both will arrive in the Clot in some numbers this month. In fact, a few have already arrived in March from their winter quarters in Sub-Saharan Africa, and both species are making their
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SHORT-TOED EAGLE

Your obscure word for this month is ophidiophobia, which is the fear of snakes, horrible slimy things which will kill you if they get the chance by digging their fangs into you, or coiling round your neck and strangling you to death. All utter nonsense, of course (for the most part), but even when you
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HOW TO WATCH BIRDS IN THE CLOT

Over the past few years, I’ve described the wide variety of birdlife that can be seen in our area, particularly down in the Clot which is a tremendous resource right on our doorsteps. So you don’t have to travel far to see the best of what Spain has to offer, but the other day someone
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