Tag Archives: Winter

When The Tide Goes Out

This wonderful BBC One video, tells of a risky escapade to gather food in a hostile terrain

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Dubai World Record Eagle Flight

Still on the subject of bird senses in my recent blog Homing Instinct in Birds – How do they do it? this follows a White-tailed Eagle’s spotting success as it is launched from the top of the Burj Khalifa, at … Continue reading

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Great Birding This Week – Again

Another winter day out north of Almaty Kazakhstan. Beautiful sunny weather rising to +4C (It’s unseasonably +16C today in Almaty). Spring is arriving early this year here in Central Asia as elsewhere in the Northern Hemisphere. 41 Sightings with an … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland in the Steppes of Central Asia

Winter Steppe Wonderland After the warmth of United Arab Emirates, back to the winter cold of Kazakhstan. Since arriving in Almaty, the weather has been dreary, with regular snowfalls. The Tien Shan Mountains rise to 5,000 metres (16,404ft) within sight … Continue reading

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Today in Almaty

Snowy day in Almaty, Kazakhstan today

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Britain in Winter

Telegraph: The first frost of the season: In pictures – The UK woke up to a winter wonderland http://t.co/YVOMOMKHr3 — Nature News UK (@naturenews_uk) November 7, 2014

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First Day of Winter in Almaty

Temperatures dropping below zero

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