Monthly Archives: July 2017

Evening Sky 10th July 2017


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Garden Ringlets 5th July 2017

Our garden has had less than 5 records of Ringlet up to today… Today I saw 5 within 2 minutes. Very odd. At least 2 were on territory too.

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Noctilucent Clouds. 2nd July 2017.

Amazing “night shining” clouds at about 2.30 am in the morning in the northern sky. An absolutely beautiful sight.

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Bee-eaters in Nottinghamshire. 26th June 2017.

This was a surprise. Three Bee-eaters were reported from a quarry just over the county border in East Leake in Notts, late on Sunday night (the 25th). As they were there at dusk it was assumed they roosted and if … Continue reading

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“Under the Boardwalk” 25th June 2017 Shrewsbury. Hoacti Night heron.

We had been wondering whether to go for the Night Heron that had taken to the Quarry Park area in Shrewsbury for a while, when after seeing photo’s and reading discussion it was found the bird was most likely to … Continue reading

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Wood Sandpiper Video.

The Ogston Wood Sandpiper from May.

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14th June 2017 Ogston Spoonbill!

A teatime message soon got me out of the house and heading straight to Ogston as Dan had seen a Spoonbill. Now this is still quite a rare bird in Derbyshire and one I certainly hadn’t seen at Ogston as … Continue reading

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