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douglas mcfarlane
Attended Weston Favell Upper School
Lives in Northampton, UK
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WAXWINGS
Well it's a New Year but same ol'Doug cursed. The injectors and exhaust temperature sensor failed leaving my car in 'limp home mode' as I hit Peterborough on my way to Norfolk. Bit fortunate with pulling into Peterborough Services, unlucky at 5am the rescue...
Well it's a New Year but same ol'Doug cursed. The injectors and exhaust temperature sensor failed leaving my car in 'limp home mode' as I hit Peterborough on my way to Norfolk. Bit fortunate with pulling into Peterborough Ser...
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AND ABOUT TIME TOO
I apologise for the lack of posts, I thought you lot needed a break, grab a coffee this is going to be long :-) Lack of posts have been down to what I can only describe as the biggest run of bad luck. So bad I was trying to recall if I'd kicked a dozen blac...
I apologise for the lack of posts, I thought you lot needed a break, grab a coffee this is going to be long :-) Lack of posts have been down to what I can only describe as the biggest run of bad luck. So bad I was trying to r...
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A DAY OUT
With a few days work today and tomorrow and a very hectic work schedule next week I opted for a day out in North Norfolk. I'll be honest I felt a bit disappointed afterwards. I started off at Cley next to the Sea and even at 5am it was already 16°c but very...
With a few days work today and tomorrow and a very hectic work schedule next week I opted for a day out in North Norfolk. I'll be honest I felt a bit disappointed afterwards. I started off at Cley next to the Sea and even at ...
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URBAN OWL
Or should that be 'urbarn' owl;-)...I'll get to that later. But first the Brampton Valley barnie. It appears my assumption the young have fledged might have been premature (as I was thinking) as the owl is back taking food to the box and is in full hunt mod...
Or should that be 'urbarn' owl;-)...I'll get to that later. But first the Brampton Valley barnie. It appears my assumption the young have fledged might have been premature (as I was thinking) as the owl is back taking food to...
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SWALLOW AND BARN OWL
Again last night the weather was lousy.  However my 'gardening leave' was over and summoned to a meeting at work. I knew this was an axe falling on neck meeting. But there was a fair bit of contract negotiations to take place, they wanted me to pay for the ...
Again last night the weather was lousy. However my 'gardening leave' was over and summoned to a meeting at work. I knew this was an axe falling on neck meeting. But there was a fair bit of contract negotiations to take place...
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I NEED YOUR HELP AND BARN OWL
I've had another interesting night with the Barn Owl. Unlike last year when there was only one owl hunting in the valley this time there's two.  From a toggers perspective it means the owl hunting goes further away from the nest confident there's someone gu...
I've had another interesting night with the Barn Owl. Unlike last year when there was only one owl hunting in the valley this time there's two. From a toggers perspective it means the owl hunting goes further away from the n...
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HAPPY CHRISTMAS
Since it's Christmas Eve, and not even a mouse is stirring, the greyhounds ate them, this will obviously be my last post until after Christmas. I've been out with my new toy in less than favourable light again. I don't believe blaming light is going to be a...
Since it's Christmas Eve, and not even a mouse is stirring, the greyhounds ate them, this will obviously be my last post until after Christmas. I've been out with my new toy in less than favourable light again. I don't believ...
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SPOTTED FLYCATCHER, WELFORD RESERVOIR
It really bugs me when a firm favourite species of mine and once "two a penny" in Northamptonshire is becoming increasingly harder and harder to find.  These days the Spotted Flycatcher is such a bird. To get a photo even trickier, mind you if you're prepar...
It really bugs me when a firm favourite species of mine and once "two a penny" in Northamptonshire is becoming increasingly harder and harder to find. These days the Spotted Flycatcher is such a bird. To get a photo even tri...
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NORTHANTS BIGGEST SANDMARTIN COLONY?
I've been so preoccupied with visits to Otmoor, Barn Owl excursions and job hunting (didn't take long) and the yearly Greyhound Championship (Saturday) that I've ignored Quarry Walk. I went down on Sunday and was kicking myself as to why I failed to visit Q...
I've been so preoccupied with visits to Otmoor, Barn Owl excursions and job hunting (didn't take long) and the yearly Greyhound Championship (Saturday) that I've ignored Quarry Walk. I went down on Sunday and was kicking myse...
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EMERGING WHITETHROAT'S
It was quiet on the disused railway line last night. No Barn Owl activity but I was expecting that after the signs pointed to the owls fledging, though I have some doubts they have fledged as I've read Eleanor and Neil's blog of Barn Owl ringing just up the...
It was quiet on the disused railway line last night. No Barn Owl activity but I was expecting that after the signs pointed to the owls fledging, though I have some doubts they have fledged as I've read Eleanor and Neil's blog...
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WELFORD & BRAMPTON VALLEY
With some time on my hands I've been out and about regardless of weather,which has been lousy and un-summer like. My little stretch of the Brampton Valley has been quite productive bird wise including a breeding pair of Yellow Wagtails which apparently is t...
With some time on my hands I've been out and about regardless of weather,which has been lousy and un-summer like. My little stretch of the Brampton Valley has been quite productive bird wise including a breeding pair of Yello...
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BARN OWL, KINGFISHER & PIED WAGTAIL
I had a few issues with the last post which I decided to delete as I was on my way to Jersey. Thanks to Richard Pegler for pointing out that they looked a bit washed out, which they were. PLEASE if you spot something or wish to recommend an idea etc please ...
I had a few issues with the last post which I decided to delete as I was on my way to Jersey. Thanks to Richard Pegler for pointing out that they looked a bit washed out, which they were. PLEASE if you spot something or wish ...
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Wildlife mad
Introduction
I spend all of my sapre time photographing birds. If the weather is rubbish you'll find me in a pub
Education
  • Weston Favell Upper School
    1991 - 1995
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Lorry driver
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Northampton, UK
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Concorde, California,USA
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