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Lockdown Diary: Saturday 8.8.20

Today, I bit the bullet and went up to the Peak District to finally see the Lammergeier aka Bearded Vulture which has been hanging around the area. One of the best things about living in Peterborough is how close many places are; and it only took a cou…

Lockdown Diary: Friday 7.8.20

I got a new MV bulb in the post, so was able to put out two Skinner moth traps (one with the 125MV bulb, which is extremely bright and one with a 40W actinic bulb, which is a fluorescent tube). Highlights included a Least Carpet, which is a scarce moth…

Lockdown Diary: Thursday 6.8.20

Of course, I had to visit Deeping Lakes after the early morning fruit farm trip. But it was business as usual, there, with 5 Common Sandpipers once again. More exciting that the sandpipers was a visit by a Red Kite. It swooped down, talons spread, to o…