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Phil Slade
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So now my permit for 2018 just arrived hot from the Canon Pixma. This rather exclusive piece of paper will reside in the glove box of the car for the inevitable questions from puzzled onlookers.
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Must Do Better
At the end of December the BTO encourage bird ringers to renew their ringing permit by submitting returns and confirming they are fit to continue ringing for the coming year. Fit in mind and body for now, but it gets more difficult each year, especially tho...
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Phil Slade commented on a post on Blogger.
Nice House Finches Sue. Thanks for the link-up again. Have a great week.
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Phil Slade commented on a post on Blogger.
Our grandkids aren't at that "tough" yet but I know what you mean Marie. He's clearly a helpful sort of lad who loves his nan very much.
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Phil Slade commented on a post on Blogger.
They are really very beautiful. All those shades of blue are amazing.
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There was a slight frost this morning for a meet up at Gulf Lane, our first visit of 2018 to Project Linnet.
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It's Never Easy
There’s ringing news down the page but first some information not unconnected from the voluntary work that bird ringers undertake.  According to a new study, if given funding and support from similar or future new schemes, British farmers have the potential...
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Phil Slade commented on a post on Blogger.
What a good idea Sue. I'm not sure cotton plants would grow here in wet and windy Lancashire though. Thanks for the link-up - again.
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There must have been a layer of ice in the ditches because three Little Egrets stood around on the roadway wondering where their open water feeding had gone. The nearby flash flood had a layer of ice with now a patch of open water and just 20 Lapwings and a single Black-headed Gull.
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Sunday Best
After one of the few overnight frosts of the winter Sunday began with a layer of ice. I set off with a couple of tail slides and the dash showing 0°C.  The raised road over Stalmine Moss catches any overnight ice and frost and where one false move over the ...
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