Category Archives: Petrels

Wrecked: Manx Shearwater in Duston

Another victim of Aileen Found exhausted in Duston yesterday, a Manx Shearwater was picked up and taken to the local vets. Not knowing the best course of action to take, they contacted Jim Murray who, in turn contacted Dave James … Continue reading

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Fulmar at Ravensthorpe Reservoir

Following the somewhat tongue-in-cheek story about Fulmar ‘breeding’ in Northamptonshire a couple of weeks ago, it’s a bizarre coincidence that one should turn up at Ravensthorpe Reservoir this week. Fulmar, Ravensthorpe Res, 26th February 2014 (Bob Bullock) There have been … Continue reading

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Blast from the past: Fulmar ‘breeding’ in Northamptonshire

I received a nice letter today from Jan Pickup, daughter of AJB (‘Tommo’) Thompson, who was an eminent Northamptonshire birder in the latter part of the last century.  Jan and husband, Tony, had kindly given me some literature which formerly … Continue reading

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