Sunday, 28 February 2010

Weekly round up

Anomalous Larvae
Made it to see the Ringed billed Gull on Sat and what a cracker it was.Pink footed Goose,Goosander and goldeneye,also there.Nuthatch and grey Heron on saville Park during the week and Pochards at EGP mid week.
Went looking for anomalous larvae on sat night and found 21 many thanks Bri leesey

Sunday, 14 February 2010


Good to see Little Owl this morning in local barn for the first time this year ,i was wondering if it had been lost in the cold weather.1 meadow Pipit high n/w 6 Herring Gull and 1 LBBgull east.A steady trickle of Woodpigeons and 4 Stock Doves west.Little else of note.A Tawny owl calling loudly this evening.

Sunday, 7 February 2010

Sunday low fog and very cold,

225 Pink-footed geese west
1 Herring gull east and 4 west
5 Mistle thush n/e
1 Pied wag high north
2 Bullfinch high north
1 Lapwing blogging
19 House sparrow on bird table,40 Jackdaw and 30 Carrion Crow in field
Not a bad day

Friday, 5 February 2010

Dumping of toxic waste in the Amazon

The final judgment is imminent after a long legal battle between oil giant Chevron and brave indigenous peoples of the Ecuadorian Amazon, who are seeking redress for the multinational’s dumping of billions of gallons of toxic waste in the rainforest.

If Chevron is forced to pay billions in damages, it’ll be a big step forward in bringing the world’s polluters to account. Staring defeat in the face, the oil giant has launched an aggressive last-ditch lobbying campaign to derail the lawsuit.

But Chevron’s newly-appointed CEO, John Watson, knows his corporation’s brand is under fire and is growing anxious about the risks of a public shaming campaign -- so let’s turn up the heat! Sign the petition calling on Watson and Chevron to clean up their mess in Ecuador, and it will be delivered to them, their shareholders and the US media -- click below to take action now: