Monthly Archives: September 2014

Whatever happened to fieldcraft? (Part three)

I’ve just returned from a 1300 mile road trip which took ten days, and culminated in a couple of days in the Caledonian pine forests of Speyside. If that sounds excessive you’re right. I probably spent more time driving than … Continue reading

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Whatever happened to fieldcraft? (Part two)

In┬ámy last post I described how I managed to approach a flock of small waders to within just a few yards. I used my knowledge of the location, the season, the time of day, and the species. I approached them … Continue reading

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Whatever happened to fieldcraft? (Part one)

There have been some very high spring tides this week. At low tide, wading birds feed in the sand and mud of our estuaries and are more or less invisible. But at high tide they are forced onshore by rising … Continue reading

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