Monday, June 17, 2019

Bird of the Week, No 164

Great to see both Treecreeper and Green Woodpecker on Saturday morning jog; Nuthatches and Gt Spotted Woodpeckers are much more common in this area.....


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More Information on Treecreeper: Birdguides.com

Recordings of Treecreeper : xeno-canto.org

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Bird of the Week, No 163

Great to flush Red Grouse almost on the top of Rhinog Fach on Sunday morning.....


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More Information on Red Grouse: Birdguides.com

Recordings of Red Grouse (syn. Willow Ptarmigan) : xeno-canto.org

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Bird of the Week, No 162

Common Sandpipers first appear on the Artro Estuary before moving up to mountain lake nesting sites; one flushed yesterday from a muddy gateway in thick mist.....


























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More Information on Common Sandpiper: Birdguides.com

Recordings of Common Sandpiper: xeno-canto.org

Photo by David Merrett: Gallery

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Bird of the Week, No 161

Wonderful to have the Swifts back, screaming over the village, flickering high in blue skies, or just skimming just feet off the grass in heavy weather. Able to sleep and mate on the wing, their legs have atrophied as sharp-clawed hooks with which to access roof-crack nest sites, their only reason for touching earth.....



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More Information on Swifts: Birdguides.com

Recordings of Swift: xeno-canto.org

Photo by Mike Pennington: Gallery

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Bird of the Week, No 160

Whitethroats made a quiet appearance through the week; scratchy song with occasional halting song-flights from thorn, gorse & bramble......



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More Information on Whitethroat: Birdguides.com

Recordings of Whitethroat song & calls: xeno-canto.org

Photo by Ron Knight: Gallery
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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Bird of the Week, No 159

Garden Warbler song is so similar to Blackcap, it is worth checking new arrivals each spring; Garden Warblers generally prefer more open scrubland than woodland......


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More Information on Garden Warblers: Birdguides.com

Recordings of Garden Warbler song & calls: xeno-canto.org

Photo by Victor Scharnhorst: Gallery

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

'Moth of the Month', No.7

Early Thorn at the bathroom window over the Easter weekend; wings held characteristically erect & butterfly-fashion rather than moth-like flattened against the resting surface...

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Photo by Charlie Jackson: Gallery

More Information on Early Thorn: UKMoths.org.uk

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