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Turning tides; Bespoke Northumberland Coast photography 12/10/17

The Holy Island causeway makes it into the news for too frequently due to overly-optimistic car drivers who think that driving into a tidal estuary is going to turn out well… I collected Ton...
Northern Experience · 1w ago

Autumn’s treasures; Otter Safari 10/10/17

Sometimes it can be late in a trip before we find our target species., then there are the times when it’s almost embarrassingly quick and easy… I collected Phil and Glynis from Amble and we ...
Northern Experience · 1W ago

Autumn arrivals; Otter Safari 04/10/17

There’s something special about birds with ‘Little’ in their name, unsurprisingly quite little and I can’t think of a single one that isn’t a delight to watch… I collected Calvin from Church...
Northern Experience · 3W ago

Waifs, strays and the gloom of dusk; Druridge Bay Safari 26/09/17

I collected Richard and Liz from Whitley Bay and we headed north along the coast for an afternoon and evening around Druridge Bay and southeast Northumberland… After a few breezy weeks, we’d...
Northern Experience · 3W ago

Darkness descending; Druridge Bay mini-Safari 20/09/17

I collected Ian and Julie from Hauxley and before we’d set off for an afternoon and evening around Druridge Bay things got off to a great start with Goldcrests and a Yellow-browed Warbler in...
Northern Experience · 1M ago

Birds, birds, birds; Druridge Bay mini-Safari 12/09/17

I collected Peter and Melanie from Cramlington ahead of a few hours around Druridge Bay and apart from a stiff breeze the weather was just about ideal… Some impressively dense flocks of Swal...
Northern Experience · 1M ago

Baby steps; NEWT’s Northumberland Ultimate Pelagic 02/09/17

Our third 10hr ‘Northumberland Ultimate Pelagic‘ for this year brought a remarkable encounter with White-beaked Dolphins, although not out in the Farne Deeps where sightings were brief.  Jus...
Northern Experience · 1M ago

Stalking; Otter Safari 29/08/17

I collected Julie, Thomas, Steven and Mandy ahead of an afternoon and evening around Druridge Bay and southeast Northumberland searching for our favourite predator… At this time of the year ...
Northern Experience · 1M ago

Dolphin days; NEWT’s Northumberland Ultimate Pelagic 26/08/17

With a forecast of light westerlies and good weather, I arrived at Royal Quays ahead of our 10hr Northumberland Ultimate Pelagic confident that we’d have a memorable day offshore… Gannet, Fu...
Northern Experience · 1M ago

Halcyon days; Druridge Bay mini-Safari 25/08/17

This morning saw me working at the opposite end of the day to usual, and I arrived to collect James, Wendy, Megan and Saffy (an adorable Whippet) from Church Point at 09:00, ahead of a morni...