Okay, it is confession time, as the accumulated wisdom of this old fella finally overcame July’s unreasonable behaviour of heatwave birdwatching and succumbed to the far more sensible option of spending more time at home and in the comfort of an airconditioned office. It always … Continue readingWings are clipped by summer heat
It always surprises me that I still act like a child who is anticipating a pile of gift-wrapped goodies for Christmas as I search in hope of seeing our first summer visitors as they return from their winter break in Africa. Every part of the … Continue readingSpringtime is just a moment away!
I guess we all have days where things just get too hectic or there are too many things to deal with. Whether it is just dealing with normal routine tasks or problems arising, my problems always seem to arrive in clusters rather than one at … Continue readingThe healing powers of Nature
August passed and was much of a continuum of the blazing heat of June and July, observing nature under the canopy of a vivid blue Andalusian sky with an understory of golden yellows and browns crisp underfoot bereft of water. In stark contrast to a … Continue readingBirding in the heat of August
September gently passed over my mountains, its balmy days giving leave for many of our familiar summer birds to depart on their southern passage to Africa. Only a few, foolhardy maybe, lingered and perhaps lulled into believing autumn would never arrive. After such a hot … Continue readingOctober in the mountains