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The WVBS Birdwatching Trip That Never Happened. By Andrew Brown

Having been ‘let go’ as a company director, after one takeover too many at the age of 45, I
weighed up my future prospects and decided I was in a financial position where I could just
about get by with

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That Vulture….. By James Lowen

Bearded Tit is a spanking little reedbed passerine. Bearded Tit is also the name of comedian
Rory McGrath’s autobiography – self-deprecating humour to indicate that he’s a birder and a
bit of an arse. Today above all, I know how

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Bearded Tits at NWT Hickling Reserve. By Hilary Gostling



Farming and Wildlife notes from Sparham Hall Farm. July and August 2020. By Charles Sayer

Everything this summer has been weather dominated. The farm looks like Southern Spain
without the Hoopoes. Harvest is reckoned by some to be the worst for 30 years. Given the
advances in plant breeding and agro-chemistry, I would go further

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The Swallowtails of How Hill. By Emily Leonard

This is not Valley news but I hope you find it interesting.
As most of you know, I have the pleasure of working on The Broads, and have seen
an array of wildlife sightings over the last year. I’ve seen

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