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Frank Boxell
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Various Odonata photographed during our birding holiday to Northern Greece.

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Finally a few images of Squacco Heron obtained during a recent visit to Lake Kerniki in Northern Greece.

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An introduction to the wildlife encountered last week during a trip to Lake Kerniki, Greece. (More to follow)

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Chiffchaff.
In early Spring the patch livens up with buds bursting, the trees green up and the distinctive forceful sound of returning Chiffchaff's (Phylloscopus collybita) can be heard all around the woodland and open common. My first sighting this year was on 23 Marc...

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Patch Wildlife.
Just a few images of the varied wildlife seen on my patch walks during the past six weeks. Strangely Mute Swan is a rare sighting on Epsom Great Pond. It didn't stay very long! Two pairs of Tufted Ducks have appeared on the ponds. Once again it will be inte...

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Great Crested Grebe.
A recent wander around the London Wetland Centre at Barnes provided an opportunity to get a few snaps of an adult Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus).

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Winter Birding.
A few images of species seen during my winter birding forays. A reflective pair of Mute Swans on a very cold January day at Frensham Little Pond on the only ice free patch of water. On the same January day a rare inland Surrey sighting was this juvenile Lon...

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Little Egret.
A few shots of Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) taken during a recent visit to Farlington Marshes.

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Garden Friends.
With the promise of some sunshine today I decided to carry out some much needed work in the garden. The massed bells of Lecucojum vernum (aka 'Spring Snowflake) were dancing in the light breeze. While I had a break from digging up a patch of lawn the opport...

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Farlington Marshes Fieldtrip.
On Sunday I drove southwards to lead a Surrey Bird Club field trip at Farlington Marshes. The weather forecast was not promising with heavy rain predicted for most of the morning but fortunately this failed to materialize with any significance. Under an ove...
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