Monthly Archives: May 2016

Pelican Sketches.

You can tell it didn’t do a lot… the sketches are almost identical in pose to the photos! It sat in the same positions for most of the time!

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Cornwall 18th to 20th May 2016.

Hummm, two possible first for Britain, a Dalmatian Pelican in Cornwall and an almost unbelievable Lammergeier in Devon on Dartmoor drew us south after a meeting in Birmingham. We set off at 12.30ish from the centre of Birmingham and eventually … Continue reading

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Blacktoft Sands. 15/05/2016.

A late afternoon trip up to the Humber and Blacktoft Sands RSPB resulted in excellent views of the female Montagus Harrier as it lazed round over the reserve. Also in view was a Bitten making steady progress heading east over … Continue reading

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Bar-tailed Godwit Wyver! 13/05/2016

Yesterday was a bad day, I was ill and had to stay in bed… only to be wound up by a first for the patch in my local town! A Bar-tailed Godwit. Now this may not be a huge rarity … Continue reading

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3rd May 2016 Rufous Turtle Dove Kent

This bird had been giving the Kent birders the run around for quite a while! They knew it was in the area of a small estate in Otford but the precise location was a mystery! Thanks to some great detective … Continue reading

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