Monthly Archives: May 2015

24th May 2015 Owls & Orchids.

Time has been limited again this week, with no repeat of last Fridays excitement. That said, the Tawny Owls were still performing. I also got to see a single Early Spider-orchid this spring after thinking I’d draw a blank, although only one plant was found. … Continue reading

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22nd May 2015 – Butterflies

As the weather warms up some of the headlands butterflies are becoming more apparent. I say “warm up” mindful of the fact it’s been one of the coolest springs I can remember! Small Copper. Green-veined White. Wall. Grizzled Skipper.

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15th May 2015 – BEE-EATER!!!

Bee-eater.  Narrowly escaped becoming a technicolor brunch for one of the local Peregrines. Thoughts of finding a Bee-eater have not been far from my mind this spring. In fact, I’d mussed upon the possibility of bumping into one today. Not because it felt like … Continue reading

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13th May 2015 – Tawny Owls

Weather today was fine with a slight easterly breeze. I’ve been very busy with work but have had time to squeeze in some birding, mostly first thing in the morning. A bit frustrating given the month. Tawny Owl. … and a … Continue reading

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2nd May 2015 – Red-rumped Swallow

Red-rumped Swallow. After a bland early morning visit to Beachy Head, the day was enlivened by a text from Kris letting me know he had just found a Red-rumped Swallow at West Rise Marsh here in Eastbourne. As it’s only 10 … Continue reading

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