Friday, 1 January 2016

Cheers all

Well, that was interesting and also informative. I think I've learnt more about bird ID during this year than any other, but then again that's probably because I was actually bothered about what things were, rather than going away and wondering what that "funny wader" was I'd just seen.

Anyway, I took part in the 2015 SFYL purely out of interest to see how many different bird species I'd see when out and about with the dogs, although I suppose I did see a few extras during the peak migration periods when it was always worth a "quick look" at GLE. When I tell the Mrs that I'm going to Broom for a "quick look" she now knows to expect me back probably not until it gets dark.

All that's left is to say a big thank you to all of the other 2015 SFYL participants, and to the other regular Beds Birders, for your patience and good humour with a birding duffer, who will now go back to being a dog walker with a camera that notices birds.

All the best for 2016 and good birding.

Jim


2 comments:

  1. You can't just leave Jim? You clearly didn't read the small print. Only death or extraordinary rendition gets you out of it. (apart from if you are Steve Blain- that's known as a Royal Pardon) Looking forward to more 'intel' from the field in 2016.
    HNY all,
    Matt

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  2. Astounding performance Jim. Look forward to more JR finds in 2016!

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