A night on the cliffs at Bempton

Equipment set and bedded down in my bivy by midnight, I hit the record button and settled in. Cocooned in my sleeping bag, I clamped headphones tight to my ears and slipped away into the sounds of the night. I had travelled up from Hertfordshire during the afternoon, arriving in…

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Ancient Lamprey

Lampreys are ancient.450 million years ago ancient, fossils of them having been discovered from the late Silurian and Devonian periods. On Saturday, whilst paddling in the river with the local archaeology group I quite unexpectedly came across some in the shallows. They belong to a small group of stone suckers…

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BGBW 2015

Blue Tit – 15Great Tit – 3Wood Pigeon – 50Robin – 2Chaffinch – 2Blackbird – 2Carrion Crow – 1Dunnock – 1Collared Dove – 1Magpie – 1 1453 hours, Sunday 25th January 2015

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