Monday, October 15, 2018

Bird of the Week, No. 131

High tide at Mochras on Saturday morning: spot the Grey Heron sized Great Egret left of shot; Curlew sized Little Egrets to the right.....






















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More Information on Great Egrets: Birdguides.com

Recordings of Great Egret calls: xeno-canto.org

Photo by Brian Macdonald

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Monday, October 8, 2018

Bird of the Week, No.130

Female Reed Bunting is not as striking as the black-hooded, white collared male, but similarly streaked back and subtle shades make for perfect reed-bed camouflage....












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More Information on Reed Bunting: Birdguides.com

Recordings of Reed Bunting calls: xeno-canto.org


Photo by 'Tony': Gallery

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Bird of the Year 2018

SNOWY OWL IN THE RHINOGS: close sighting, taking off within 40 yards from next to the Nant Steicyn outlet stream of Llyn Eiddew-Mawr Wednesday afternoon....


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More Information on Snowy Owl: Birdguides.com

Recordings of Snowy Owl calls: xeno-canto.org

Photo by Frank Vassen: Gallery

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Monday, September 24, 2018

Bird of the Week, No.129

Saturday morning, tracked a Sparrowhawk in level trajectory directly through parkland & birch stand, then up the field to the copse at the top; Jackdaw bleating overhead this morning brought attention to a broad-winged, long-tailed silhouette against the blue: perhaps the same Sparrowhawk breasting up into the breeze after a failed stoop....


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More Information on Sparrowhawk: Birdguides.com

Recordings of Sparrowhawk calls: xeno-canto.org

Photo by Jo Garbutt: Gallery

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Bird of the Week, No.128

Raptors hunting in Sunday morning mist & rain: two Sparrowhawk sorties over the house; Merlin & Kestrel (shown) hunting for Meadow Pipits on open moorland....

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More Information on Kestrels: Birdguides.com

Recordings of Kestrel calls: xeno-canto.org

Photo by 'Graham': Gallery

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Bird of the Week, No,127

Green Woodpeckers are not so common in this area: great to hear one calling across the fields near Pentre Gwynfryn early this morning....


























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More Information on Green Woodpeckers: Birdguides.com

Recordings of Green Woodpeckers calls: xeno-canto.org

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Monday, September 3, 2018

Bird of the week, No.126

An Osprey was soaring high over Llanfair on Saturday morning, circling steadily between Llanbedr and the sea, only the third sighting from Llandanwg....

















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Recordings of Osprey calls: xeno-canto.org

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