Summaries of some of my trips around the world in the pursuit of wildlife. These reports are not exhaustive in their recollection of sightings. For a complete catalogue of sightings, see the species list.

Scotland – April 2015

This trip was another last minute decision. A friend emailed me in the morning for some info on the Cairngorms. He was leaving that evening, and had room in the…

Scotland – Sept’ 2014

The trip began by heading straight for Mull. The only stop along the way was at Loch Linnhe to see the Black Guillemots. There was little daylight left when we…

Scotland – April 2014

Day 1 The trip started off bizarrely, with an African Spoonbill while we were still in Gloucester. It was an obvious escape, but now living wild, at least for the…

Scotland – March 2014

At the last minute, I decided to tag along with a couple of birding friends who were travelling to Scotland for a couple of days, roughing it in the car…

Scotland – August 2013

Every drive to Scotland is a long and sometimes seemingly endless journey. This trip’s destination was the west coast of Scotland, nearly 500 miles. The late evenings of August meant…