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Paul Riddle
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Blowing the cobwebs away.........
After spending most of my free time during the winter months making and erecting Barn Owl boxes and barrels I had a very welcome and overdue "owling" session last night. Although very windy (not usually conductive for finding owls) it was however very brigh...

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Bluethroat
Last week I found myself working out in the Grantham area, I knew that there had been a wintering Bluethroat not too far away from where I was working and fortunately en-route between two of my planned calls. As it proved it was too much of a temptation and...

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Kingfisher with the Thrushes.......
On Sunday morning I managed a few hours out with camera in hand, it was quite a pleasant morning and for the first time in what seems to be ages I had no other distractions like checking and maintaining my owl boxes. This was to be just a few hours out with...

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2017 Owl Calendar
Hi all, as any regular readers/followers of this blog will know, I have over the years (with the help of my buddy Col Green) been designing, making and erecting owl nest boxes in south Leicestershire,  over 130 so far. This is definitely a labour of love an...

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MERLIN!!!!!!!!!!!!
Hi all! Yes it has been a while since my last post, my apologies but for personal reasons I decided a while ago that I was going to take a break from the social media (Blogger) that I participate in. I will be back when the time is right and post a catch up...

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jack
New Leicester City Fan "Jack" the African Grey Parrot can be seen here in this short video clip singing the new "dilly dong" chant that was inspired by our manager, Claudio Ranieri........

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Barn Owl Ringing Link.......
Hi guys, having some issues with my blogger account/computer recently hence a distinct lack of posts! However, my great owling buddy, Col Green has posted on his blog a recount of our latest day out ringing our local Barn Owls, please visit his site by clic...

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Barn Owl Ringing Link.......
Hi guys, having some issues with my blogger account/computer recently hence a distinct lack of posts! However, my great owling buddy, Col Green has posted on his blog a recount of our latest day out ringing our local Barn Owls, please visit his site by clic...

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Kingfisher catch up........
Its been a while since my last post, apologies on that count but any free time I've had recently has been spent checking out my owl nest boxes (initial signs are looking promising but more about that in a future post). Add to the lack of free time the fact ...

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Nosy Neighbors........
Whilst out checking owl nest boxes at the weekend one of my landowner friends told me he'd seen a woodpecker flying away from a newly excavated hold along one of his tracks. I needed no further encouragement and went off to investigate..... The said tree an...
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