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The mystery journey we can now all watch

They are nearly here. Just a couple thousand kilometres of hard flying to go and they will be back. All they need to do is keep barrelling along that invisible highway in the sky that cuts continents and crosses the … Continue reading

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Flight from the killing field

She made it. She has survived the killing fields of India and if everything has gone well is most likely resting somewhere on the coast of Somalia. To those around the world she is known simply as 95778, an Amur … Continue reading

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Catching Amur falcons.

Amur hunting begins just after the call goes out for evening prayers at the Newcastle Mosque. By then the sun has dipped below the horizon and the first Amur falcon tumbles into a high altitude mist net set up amongst … Continue reading

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