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


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

Dipper waiting


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