It’s summer, the sun is shining and the birds are singing…well actually, they are doing more than just singing. Chances are, that if you are eating at the beach, there is a cheeky gull edging into view, angling after your leftover sarnie. And so you flick it at the feathered beggar, probably laughing. After all, why […]
You might not have even considered the gentle art of birdwatching as something to be specifically associated with the beach, until one day you suddenly found yourself standing there on the shore, staring out to sea, trying to identify just whatever-it-is-called swooping down from a lofty place. If you have ever found yourself in […]
Famous from Egyptian history, the ibis (in this case it was the African sacred ibis) was associated with mathematics and writing. In general, ibises have a long bill which turns downwards, which they use in their quest for food (mainly crustaceans which they pick out of the mud)…(Read More)
This summer at the beach there are a whole world of birds out there, but can you tell your storks from your coots?