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Crane Spotter – July 2021 – Many happy returns

Crane Spotter – July 2021 – Many happy returns

White Stork, (Ciconia ciconia). Impressive glider: Look what conservationists are bringing back The day was hotting up and as I gazed down from my vantage point in the Surrey Hills I noticed a slowly circling Red Kite below me. As it rose gradually on a thermal until it was at eye level I then spotted three ...

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Crane Spotter – June 2021 – Eyes for the Osprey

Crane Spotter – June 2021 – Eyes for the Osprey

The Osprey searching high above the landscape looking for fish A magnificent bird attracting more media coverage than most others put together was back in the headlines last month. And what a sickening story it is. Two days after a pair of rare Ospreys laid their first egg at a north Wales site they were ...

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Crane Spotter – May 2021 – Bye, baby Bunting

Crane Spotter – May 2021 – Bye, baby Bunting

‘Fancy meeting you here!’ Rustic Bunting and Little Bunting - in the same Surrey bush, Photo by David Carlsson Have you ever been somewhere hundreds or thousands of miles from home and then got the shock of your life when you unexpectedly bumped into someone you knew? It happened to me once while hitchhiking ...

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