Author Archives: Holly Rumble
I am currently developing a walking trail of up to 10 birdwatching spots, for Monday 5th May 2014. This is the launch of a community art project for the village of Girton, Cambridgeshire. More details will follow soon.
A very windy day on the banks of the lake in Wivenhoe Park: 12.30pm 1pm 1.30pm 2pm Many thanks to everyone who took part, and to Priscila Buschinelli for taking the photographs.
Photograph courtesy of Takaki Sudo. It was VERY windy today, so the recordings are a bit noisy, but there are many more birds than yesterday to make up for it. 1pm Saturday 16th February 2013 3pm Saturday 16th February 2013 … Continue reading
Photograph courtesy of Takaki Sudo. 1pm Friday 15th February 2013 3pm Friday 15th February 2013 A very rainy day, so not many birds unfortunately. Hopefully tomorrow will be drier!
When walking under the railway line near Sakuragicho Station I heard two very loud crows (karas: see, I’ve learnt a little bit of Japanese…). I looked up and saw what they were squawking at: a black kite was diving at … Continue reading
I’ve seen lots of large birds of prey circling the harbour here in Yokohama, and have been told that they are tonbi, or black kite. They have the same threat to snack food as herring gulls do in the UK: … Continue reading