• Vicars, buttonholes and bitterns

    I'm getting married in Yorkshire this October, so during our several weekend trips up to the Ilkley area to sort out flowers, meet the vicar, go to church, taste food etc, I've been slipping in birding opportunities. I've had a real fill of birds that are just scarce passage migrants in my home county of Cambridgeshire (or not found at all) including redstarts, pied flycatchers, wood warblers and dippers over…

    • 7 Jun 2013