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Bird mystery solved.

Mysteries in blurred photographs do sometimes get solved. Last week I posted a picture of a strange bird sitting on the wall of my garden. It didn’t appear in any local bird book and when I approached a couple of … 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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I, citizen scientist

We were an army and every month we would deploy. We would fan out across South Africa. But we didn’t carry guns, our equipment were binoculars, a bird book and a floppy hat. It was the late 80s, I was … Continue reading

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