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'Follow The Birds, And They'll Take You Places You Never Even Dreamed Of'

In 2015, Noah Strycker set a world record: he saw more than 6,000 species of birds across 41 countries – more than half the birds on earth. This extraordinary adventure is described in Noah’s latest book, Birding without Borders, which has just been released. Noah, now aged 32, has written two other books to critical acclaim: Among Penguins, A Bird Man in Antarctica and The Thing With Feathers

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Bird Watching
March 2018

Anagach Woods

True Caledonian Forest within easy reach of town

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March 2018

Bredon's Hardwick

Pools, river meadows and the River Avon to explore

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March 2018

Backbury Hill

A walk to a multi-vallate hillfort with birds on the way

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March 2018

HOLME

Varied habitats and one of the UK’s top observatories

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March 2018

Castlemartin Corse

A relic of a once-great wetland 

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March 2018

Warehorne

A rich mix of birds on the margins of Romney Marsh

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March 2018

Cheney Longville

An interesting area of open hillside, woodland and river

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March 2018

Low Force

Lekking grouse and lots more at this scenic site

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March 2018

Dun Carloway Broch

Enjoy wonderful views and watch great birds over the water

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March 2018

Welwick YWT

Waders, wildfowl and owls along the bird-rich Humber

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February 2018

The Bone Cave

Prehistoric remains, along with some very much alive birds!

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Bird Watching
February 2018

Mike Weedon's - Weedon's World

So begins another My200BirdYear, and what better way to kick things off than with a Big Day? At least, that’s what Mike thinks...

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February 2018

Inland Sea

A spectacular expanse of sheltered water 

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February 2018

Frampton On Severn

Plenty of varied habitat on offer at any time of year

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February 2018

Ferry Meadows CP

A diverse range of bird-rich habitats in a bend of the Nene

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February 2018

Eu-rica!

Resplendent birding await those who visit the Central American country of Costa Rica, as columnist Ruth Miller found to her delight

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February 2018

Common Hill

Once common land, but now nature reserves and part SSSI

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February 2018

Blakeney Point

A unique site with a superb record of rarities

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February 2018

Apley Wood

A lovely small woodland, pool and castle on the edge of town

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February 2018

Winter Wildlife Spectacular

In the first of her monthly articles, Ruth Miller declares her love of watching geese on the move on the north Norfolk coast

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Bird Watching
January 2018

Weedon's World

In November, Mike found a colour-ringed Mediterranean Gull in Peterborough, and questions whether metal rings could be easier to read

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Bird Watching
January 2018

The Urban Birder Visits - Wuppertal Germany

Scanning for Eagle Owl from a service station forecourt is the norm in the German city of Wuppertal, home to an array of great birds

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Bird Watching
January 2018

Exotic Encounters

Birding can be a rewarding experience wherever you might be, but when that location is Peru, it’s nothing short of thrilling

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January 2018

Grumpy Old Birder

Local authority attitudes towards trees in our towns and cities need to change, says Bo Beolens

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Bird Watching
January 2018

Dominic Couzens On - Hawfinch

With bumper numbers of this awe-inspiring bird flocking to our shores over the winter period, your chances of seeing one increase

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January 2018

Cause For Concern

Despite being one of our most common birds, the House Sparrow is in danger – numbers have fallen dramatically since the 1970s. Ian Parsons investigates why

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January 2018

Birding Oasis

A site of significant international conservation importance – and London’s biggest open space – is a wonderful habitat for some great birding

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January 2018

Living With Little Owls

Having a pair of Little Owls nesting outside his home gives David Tomlinson a lot of pleasure, as he explains here

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Bird Watching
November 2017

Weedon's World

There is no need rush from place to place when you can take your time and let the birds come past, over, or simply to you, writes Mike

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Bird Watching
November 2017

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