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Grey day at Farmoor reservoir

The sky was overcast with smirr –  thanks to Robert Macfarlane and his ‘word of the day’ on Twitter for this word. Smirr is fine, drifting rain, so light as to seem mist- or smoke-like, but which coats evenly & … Continue reading

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Early morning on the river, Day 19- 30 Days Wild

It was an early start this morning, by 6.30 we were on the safety boat for the open water swimming, 4k lock to lock 2016 event. The swimmers all lined up to start at Eynsham lock and were heading down … Continue reading

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Otmoor RSPB Nature reserve

The popularity of Starling murmurations are huge in the UK. It is an amazing sight to watch and film. Starling murmurations appear on BBC Autumnwatch and also show up in CBBC Newsround. On my local patch we have two Starling … Continue reading

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1st November and still sunny

After a very misty start the day ended up being around 16 degrees and really sunny. Most wildlife on my local patch seemed to be enjoying the late sunshine. The Rose gall wasp is a round ball which holds the … Continue reading

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