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sophie bagshaw
Outdoors doing anything that requires fun and mystery
Outdoors doing anything that requires fun and mystery
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BAWC 2016!
Sorry it has taken a while to do a post on this years Birders Against Wildlife Crime conference, I have been busy with college stuff. Anyways, this was last years write up Again, I was sponsored to attend BAWC 2016. Thank you to the sponsors, it was great s...

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Sunday Birdwatch Challenge 6/7/8
These are my results over the past few weeks. The weather has gone worst over them, with a lot of rain fall and wind. The rain has caused floods around me. The field down my road was flooded, when I went to look, it was full of bird life; many gulls, crows,...

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Sunday Birdwatch Challenge 3
Our weekly Birdwatch was done this morning at 9:30 for an hour, just to see if time of day affected the results. At mine there was an overcast and a few showers, Ryan's was windy, but that didn't stop the birds from showing. We saw a lot of individuals each...

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Sunday Birdwatch Challenge 2
This weekend Ryan and I did our second challenge of counting the bird species and individuals we saw in our gardens for an hour. We started at 13:00 and finished at 14:00. Within that time both of our weathers have been very windy (30-40mph), it has rained ...

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weekend birdwatch challenge
At the weekend was the North West bird festival. Unfortunately I couldn't go, but I managed to get out and do some of my own birding. On Saturday I watched my football team, undeservedly, get beaten by Blackburn Rovers 2-1 boo! However, I got over it (so I ...

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28/5/15 Dock walk
Me and my Granddad usually go to the docks to feed the birds seed and watch the Common and Arctic Terns nesting on the break waters. Whilst he chats to the fishermen I wonder off on a hour walk along the banking's. I have found some good skulls along here i...

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Italy wildlife
I went on the college trip to Itlay on the 22nd to the 26th. We did all sorts, but whilst others where looking at the rocks and monuments i was also looking at the wildlife. There were a lot, and i mean a lot, of butterflies. The common ones such as Large a...

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Southport Hides
On the 30th May me and dad went on the motorbike to Southport to do some birding. I found two prickly cockles and a geocache, but the birdies i saw were; Whitethroat, Swifts, Skylarks, Swallows, lots of Gulls, Dunlins, Godwits, Little Grebes, Gadwalls and S...

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SUMMER
Well I'm off to Cockerham for a week or so as usual. I'm hoping to see some more great new birds and bump up my year list (which isn't going very well so far). I've got my bags packed and my camera ready, fingers crossed for some amazing wildlife spectacles...

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Red-necked Phalarope Twitch 7.6.15
I have college starting again tomorrow and I had nothing to do today. I decided to go to church and whilst I was there, I received two messages about a Phalarope which was at Newton Marsh. I didn't really think I would be able to go, but luckily my dad got ...
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