New Beginnings

Today marks the end of my first week as a Residential Volunteer at Fairburn Ings and St. Aidan's nature reserve. I will be spending 6 months (Sept-March) as a residential volunteer; shadowing the Intern and Assistant Warden. Maintaining the reserves, expanding/building paths and doing my bit for nature. I've also had a crack at identifying … Continue reading New Beginnings

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Making a Master(s student)

This year, I'm doing a continuation of my dissertation focus - Oystercatcher foraging behaviour! I love these charismatic waders and they're an easy bird to find and follow even if the weather or light levels are unfavourable. This is mostly due to their colouration (black and white with a bright red beak). I've been collecting … Continue reading Making a Master(s student)