Category Archives: Birds

Hive Beach swept clean but a disaster for seabirds

Last Thursday I went for a walk along Hive beach and found there was hardly a tideline at all: the sea had been right up to the cliff base and taken all the debris and swept it down to Portland … Continue reading

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Slim pickings for a beachcomber

Slim pickings and heavy going. I couldn’t find the pace of the beach today: every step seemed hard work. The sky was grey and overcast and the landscape was featureless, drained of colour, no contrast. I came down to Cogden … Continue reading

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Albatross seen off Dorset coast

There was a sighting of an albatross off the Dorset coast a few days ago.  Twitter was all atweet with it.  There is info on the Marine Life website.  This bird normally a denizen of the southern hemisphere is rarely … Continue reading

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