Jul 142020
A Lammergeier in the Peak District!

A juvenile Lammergeier from the re-introduction program in the alps arrived in the channel islands during mid-May, having spent sometime wandering across Belgium. It wasn’t long before it was discovered cruising over the West Midlands on the afternoon of the 26th May. An hour later it was seen heading north over the A50 in South […]

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Jul 072020
Moth Trap - 6th - 7th July 2020

I ran a moth trap in my garden overnight on the 6th July 2020 – results as follows in no particular order:- Common Footman 1; Brimstone Moth 2; Large Yellow Underwing 2; Uncertain 3; Heart & Dart 4; Common Rustic 1; Small Blood-vein 2; Rustic 3; Clay 1; Large Emerald 1; Spectacle 1; Silver Y […]

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Jul 012020
American Gull visits the Midlands

A first summer Laughing Gull, a rare visitor from North America, was discovered at Belvide Reservoir, in Staffordshire during the late afternoon of 28th June 2020 and was still present on the morning of 30th June 2020. I decided to make the trip and was watching the bird for 2 hours in the afternoon.  The […]

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Jun 292020
A Surprise Wader

I spent a few hours on 28th June at Willington Gravel Pits. A surprise sighting was three summer plumaged Black-tailed Godwits that circled the reserve and then headed off towards High Bridge Gravel Pits. A couple of Little Egrets briefly, a pair of Oystercatcher and a pair of Common Terns were feeding 2 small chicks. […]

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