As we are now halfway through March spring is already well underway. Stephen takes a look back over another eventful and enjoyable winter season.Read More
A year on from the ‘Beast from the east’ the patch has much more of a spring feeling to it than winter.Read More
Somerset was in winter’s grip with thick snow forecast, would we be stuck inside, or would we be out watching terrific birds? What do you think? Read on….Read More
The starlings had moved from Ham Wall after 50 days of roosting in the same reedbeds. Would Stephen and Graeme be able to track them down? Oh Ye of little faith read on…Read More
I was going to say I have just returned from a quiet walk around the Patch, then I thought about it for a minute, and thought - hang on a minute, that was pretty good actually….Read More
The bird of the season was not the cruising golden eagle, nor the flying barn door of the sea eagle - it wasn’t even the Highland LBJ - It was the…Read More
A rather splendid (if somewhat lonely) male mandarin on Cheddar Reservoir makes a bright and breezy weekend total of 83 different bird species.Read More
Trip Report 30th Nov - 2nd DecemberRead More
A wonderful sighting of three spoonbills at Steart marshes takes Graeme back to happy days in his old roll-top bath in ScotlandRead More
The Patch delivers once again on an early Saturday morning walk for Graeme and StephenRead More
Graeme see a familiar gathering in the skies above Glastonbury…Read More
Hoping for some good birds on the Patch, Graeme could have been disappointed, but thoughts of days gone by and a bright discovery led to a most enjoyable walk.Read More
With half an hour to kill, I was glad I stopped off at Cheddar to check out some reported autumn migrantsRead More
Catch up with news from Somerset Birdwatching Holidays and enjoy some of the season’s highlightsRead More
Thunderbirds are GoRead More
Another hot trip.
Of course we can find the Somerset cranes - Never in doubt.
Cranes and other magical flying creatures.Read More
Who says there are no birds to see in high summer?
You just have to work a little harder to see them.Read More
Our success rate at finding cranes had not been great, we had found one…and that was a cardboard cutout. Undaunted we set off…Read More
The Avalon Marshes is truly the ‘Heron Capital of Britain’ where mere mortals can enjoy some wonderful birdsRead More
A very hot day in Minehead looking for a rather elusive warblerRead More