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Late August

24.08.13 The Swifts left for South Africa on 14.08.13, the Swallows are on their second broods and so are the new additions of the House Martins. First Spotted Flycatcher spotted (!) at the top of our drive a few days … Continue reading

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3.08.13 I have just watched a baby swallow fly for its first time. As it took off it was mobbed by lots of swallows or so I thought, but they all seemed to enjoy its first flight and stayed with … Continue reading

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October 2012

4.10.12 Just had a great day at Jericho Loch – had 8 trout to 19 1/2 pounds. My mate James had 3 trout to 17 1/2 pounds¬† – his biggest was 12 1/2 pounds.¬† All in 5 hours. What a … Continue reading

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September 2012

2.09.12 An osprey flew on the thermals over McMurdoston House on its way back to South Africa. So nice to see. 6.09.12 I had my first attempt at fly fishing at Jericho Loch – so many people to help me … Continue reading

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