Post Tagged with: "birds"

Skomer Blog – Breeding Birds

It’s a time of firsts over here on the island: first chicks, first wildflowers, and the first days digging out the long-buried suncream! Our earliest breeding birds, ravens, were already building their nests when we returned to Skomer back in March. Now, two months on, adults ferrying food back-and-forth to […]

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Leica Ultravid HD-Plus 32 – the glass for birders

The Leica Ultravid HD-Plus models are among the most popular binoculars for uncompromised nature observation. They turn every moment into an unforgettable experience, and attention to detail into pure passion. Fluoride lenses ensure brilliant color fidelity, unique image brightness, and razor-sharp images. The optics also suppress stray light very efficiently, […]

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Bird Island – Part II

Come March, or rather at the start of the southeastern monsoon, a remarkable phenomenon begins to take place. Sooty terns start to gather in huge numbers around the island. During April and May they slowly take up their positions in the colony on the northern part of the island. Nesting […]

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Spring Migration

Leica Nature Ambassadors talk the magic of spring and who they are most excited to be welcoming back! David Lindo AKA The Urban Birder, Leica Sport Optics Ambassador Expectancy. That is the word that best sums up spring for me. It encompasses the usual eulogies of spring; the buds appearing, […]

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