Even before Covid-19 lockdowns made staying local unavoidable, I had decided to spend a year concentrating more intensively on birding the area immediately around home. The result was at least one, sometimes two or even three trips out in a day, gaining a much more thorough understanding of my patch, as well as some nice additions to its list, and a growing understanding of how this small area fit

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