I managed to get to Pendeen today, to photograph the Turkestan/ / Brown/Redback Shrike. Or a variant of the above. This Juvenile bird is causing some confusion in the birding world as to what species of Shrike it actually is, although Paul St Pierre, RSPB guru, seems to think that the conclusion is Turkestan.
All I can say, "it is no good asking me".
Weather dominates October (article for Sunday Independent column 12th Nov) - The weather dominated proceedings in October. As expected, hurricanes Nate and Ophelia eventually tracked across the Atlantic and duly deposited many Nort...
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