Monthly Archives: August 2017

14th August 2017

A crystal clear night preceded an equally serene morning with a little easterly breeze. The view south out to sea this morning. A pristine Tree Pipit in Shooters this morning. Although I find the sound of them passing overhead very … Continue reading

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11th August 2017

Cloud clearing to give way to a fine morning, a little NW breeze early on. Female Common Redstart and Willow Warbler. As usual I covered the area around the pub, associated bushes between there and the old trapping area, then … Continue reading

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10th August 2017 More bloody Larids

I’m assuming there maybe some interest in seeing a few more gull shots from Eastbournes’ Princes Park? Well, you can always go and watch Love Island re-runs if you’d rather. Todays new bird was not the commonly perceived caricature of … Continue reading

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9th August 2017 The last few days…

A continuation of (the now very tiresome) atlantic influenced weather with the windier periods broken by short spells of relatively still conditions & occasional heavy rain showers. Lesser Whitethroat being ringed at the Hollow ringing station. Manned by a small … Continue reading

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5th August 2017 Osprey

An Osprey over the garden at 12.35pm proved to be bird of the day despite technically being “at work” indoors!. Again, if not for the gulls it would have passed unnoticed. It looked like an adult, or least not a … Continue reading

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1st August 2017 First fall of the autumn.

It’s August. I think I can start saying “autumn” and not feel like I’m ushering summer out of the door! Clear skies and light winds overnight created a window for a small fall of birds, I say small as I … Continue reading

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