Corsica, July 2016: Adventure in the Mediterranean Part 2

Swiftly following on from the first part (which can be read here), here are Days 5-8 of our Corsican adventure… Day 5- Thursday 14th July (BASTILLE DAY) – Sant’Ambroggio- Etang de Biguglia- San Damianu Nature Reserve- Ecomusee de Biguglia So, having seen all of our targets, we decided to have a bit of a change … More Corsica, July 2016: Adventure in the Mediterranean Part 2

Corsica, July 2016: Adventure in the Mediterranean Part 1

When thinking of the Mediterranean, one often thinks of Spain, Italy, Greece and such, but Corsica does not immediately leap to one’s mind. And yet, the island holds one endemic species of nuthatch, Europe’s rarest vulture & umpteen more delights. So when we booked a week-long holiday on this very island, I was naturally delighted. … More Corsica, July 2016: Adventure in the Mediterranean Part 1

Summer Birding #1- Knot a Problem (Twitcher Diaries #3)

So, first piece of big news, SCHOOL’S OUT!! Well, for me at least. That meant one thing: BIRDING. And, having recovered on the Sunday from the great stress of the End of Term, Dad & I elected to go and see the Great Knot which was frequenting the freshmarsh at Titchwell. Despite warnings from my … More Summer Birding #1- Knot a Problem (Twitcher Diaries #3)