Monthly Archives: August 2013

Local Mega.

We had just gone out last night when I recieved a message that there was a Spotted Crake down Wyver Lane…. a real local mega and a new bird for the site. It was unfortunate we had just gone out … Continue reading

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Bit of video from Spurn on th 26th August 2013

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Excellent video!

Fantastic lecture on dragonfly migration, Globe Skimmers crossing the Indian Ocean from west coast of India to East Africa, explains a lot about birds too.

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26th August 2013 Spurn area.

Ideal fall conditions at the end of last week dropped tons of goodies on the east coast on Saturday/Sunday. We were tired so didn’t bother on those days but as it was August Bank Holiday on Monday 26th we set … Continue reading

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21st August 2013. Two-barred Crossbill. Broomhead Res.

We finally got the time to nip over the northern border of the county to South Yorkshire to try to see the flock of Two-barred Crossbills at Broomhead Reservoir. Unfortunately we were chatting and did not read the map and … Continue reading

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Silver Y’s

Still very large numbers of Silver Y Moths in the garden at dusk, last night the buddliea was heaving with them as the sun set, I found the silhouettes of them against the light fascinating and evocative so tried to … Continue reading

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Holly Blue, Garden. 16th August 2013.

Second brood Holly Blue’s are now flying in the garden. Not many though, and it was very slow at first brood time here too. Hope its just a lower number year…..

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