After a hiatus of a couple of years I have returned to blogging. Although I am still very much involved with Hartlebury Common and a committee member of the Hartlebury Common Local Group my future blog posts will be on my previous blog, Shenstone Birder
Shenstone Birder was my first and most successful wildlife blog and over a five and a half year period from 2010 I wrote over 700 posts. Primarily it focused on my then local patch, the area loosely known by local birders as Shenstone (Stanklyn, Stone, Shenstone etc). Having still visited each year, all be it less frequently since Shenstone Birder finished in 2015, the area very much still holds a special place in my heart. In 2020 with the pandemic and numerous lockdowns/restrictions it was local area that I could reach easily for my exercise walks and wildlife recording fix to maintain my sanity. Doing so made me realise that perhaps for 2021 I should restart that blog.
During the intervening years my interests in the natural world have diversified further and are not solely limited to birds. You could say that I also have a fascination with invertebrates and this resurrected blog will also reflect this as well as focussing on our feathered friends. Also this year I will be travelling further afield (when restrictions permit) for a variety of wildlife within Worcestershire and neighbouring counties. So the blog will not just be about Shenstone or Birding. Post from Hartlebury Common will also appear within the Shenstone Birder blog so please do check it out.
A link to the blog is as follows: