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 …

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 …

The Wishing Tree

Padley Gorge, Derbyshire One of our favourite springtime walks. On a quiet day in mid-May its not too difficult to imagine Ents roaming the ancient Oak & Birch woodland. The almost mystical atmosphere is further enhanced by the waterfalls and presence of the uncommon Redstart Read More …

Pearly Kings & Queens

  A few highlights from a visit to Arnside Knott Pearl bordered Fritillary. The earliest of the fritillaries to emerge and typically found in woodland clearings and at Arnside Knott – rough, south facing hillsides. Highly threatened it’s unlikely to be confused with any of Read More …