Seabird jizz

Manx shearwater

When you see a bird often enough, its jizz begins to rub off on you—if you'll pardon the expression.

Pleasures of August

Harebells

August on the Dee Marshes and the Pennine Moors, including encounters with a bolshie pheasant, a practising peregrine, and a flirty wheatear.

Dipper waiting

Dipper

With half an hour to kill in Hebden Bridge, I head over to the river to see if there are any dippers around.