The Silence of our Friends

“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” Highlights from a few hours spent dodging the showers around Morecambe Bay. Great to see plenty of Curlews in the freshly sown fields adjacent to Cockerham Marsh. Read More …

Stone Curlews and Squacco Herons

Couldn’t resist another opportunity to revisit the S’Albufera on yet another baking hot day. After the previous visit we made a real effort to start a little earlier however it was still 29C by mid-morning. Great to finally catch up with the Stone Curlews. Supposedly Read More …

Postcard from Pollensa

  A superb Black-crowned Night Heron at the S’Albufereta de Pollensa. Rarely seen feeding during daylight it really felt like a privilege to enjoy such a fantastic view. Even more so as the noise, hustle and bustle of the typical day had yet to begin. Plenty Read More …

A few more from the S’Albufera

Wow, by the time we finally returned to the visitor centre it was ridiculously hot and the lure of the hotel swimming pool had grown even stronger. Plenty of Clouded Yellows and the occasional Swallowtail feeding on the Scabious. Continuing towards the Gran Canal apparently Read More …

Parque Natural s’Albufera de Mallorca

Phew……. an early start and it’s still scorching – far too easy to underestimate the size of the S’Albufera. Although we’ve visited before in May and September it was still a surprise to feel the heat building up so quickly in early June. Coupled with Read More …