Friday, March 27, 2020

Arrival of the Day, No.3

First Blackcaps (telor penddu) of the year singing in woods behind Llanbedr this morning, Friday 27th March; suddenly the woods are once again resounding with their beautiful liquid warbling interspersed with scratchy notes...


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Video of Blackcaps: YouTube

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

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Arrival of the Day, No.2

First Garden Warbler of the year was heard singing in wetland scrub below Hen Bandy, Llanbedr about midday today, Tuesday 24 March ...



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Monday, March 23, 2020

Bird of the Week, No.203

First Wheatear (tinwen y garn) on The Maes, Llandanwg Saturday morning; they seem to follow the coastline on their overnight migration, dropping down to the estuary and dunes before moving up to mountain nesting territories....



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Monday, March 16, 2020

Bird of the Week, No. 202

Treecreeper (Dringwr bach) are not as common as Nuthatches in this area, so good to see one early Monday morning just outside Pentre Grwynfryn...


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Monday, March 9, 2020

Bird of the Week, No. 201

Blackbirds now joining Song Thrush & Robins in the dawn chorus; Wigeon have left the estuary; just 2 late Teal remaining; Redwings still not departed for the far north....


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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Bird of the Week, No. 200

Skylarks were singing high overhead on both The Maes, Llandanwg, North Wales on Saturday and on a beautiful Spring Monday morning at Llancarfan, South Wales....



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Friday, February 28, 2020

Bird of the Week, No. 199

Great Northern Diver in winter plumage has been seen at high tide in the Artro Estuary over the past few days, no doubt finding shelter from recent westerly gales. Relatively heavy bill and prominent brow distinguish from smaller diver species....

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