Category Archives: beachy head birding

3rd November 2017

Another serenely calm morning when you can almost hear everything! Unfortunately there was no sound of passing Hawfinch. Very little overhead passage although there seemed to be a few Chaffinches on the wing. No more the 30 and within them, … Continue reading

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31st October 2017

A light SW wind this morning, after a couple of colder days that had winds emanating from the north. Still no Hawfinches for me despite good numbers occurring not too far away within the county. Goldfinch passage from the 19th … Continue reading

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October 17th 2017

Both Monday and Tuesday saw a strong westerly finch flight early on with the majority of the numbers made up of Goldfinch and Linnet, although within that were Siskin, Chaffinch, Brambling and Reed Bunting. I failed to connect with any … Continue reading

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Isles of Scilly Autumn 2017

Another autumn trip to St Agnes, Scilly. It’s no surprise to say that it is common knowledge Scillies has struggled to ignite the excitement and imagination over the last decade or more. Unfortunately poor or mediocre years have outnumbered the … Continue reading

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22nd September 2017 Bye for now…

Last post for sometime as I’m away for the next 4 weeks. My time split between St Agnes, Scilly and Fair Isle. Hopefully the weather gods will look favourably upon us and deliver unto us many avian delights… maybe. A … Continue reading

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19th September 2017 Yellow browed Warbler

Another relatively still morning (as has been the case for the last 4 mornings) a slight westerly breeze mostly sunny. Yellow browed Warbler in Belle Tout Wood. With only a modest arrival of 2 or 3 Yellow browed Warblers into … Continue reading

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17th September 2017

An overcast morning with a light, cool northerly wind. Cloud clearing only to return by midday. The hirundine numbers made for a spectacle today. I covered most areas except Shooters Bottom. Initially the cool wind had concentrated large numbers of … Continue reading

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