Monday, February 17, 2020

Bird of the Week, No. 198

Great Egret over-wintering on Mochras saltmarsh seen for only the 2nd time since November; larger size and heron-like pale yellowish bill distinguish from the more common Little Egret with thin black bill and legs with distinctive yellow feet.......


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More Information on Great Egret:  Birdguides.com

Video of Great Egret & Little Egrets:  YouTube

Recordings of Great Egret calls: xeno-canto.org

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Bird of the Week, No. 197

A Merlin was glimpsed hurtling across the lightly treed winter landscape in pursuit of small birds whilst we were fishing near Criccieth on Tuesday.....



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More Information on  Merlins: Birdguides.com

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Recordings of Merlin calls: xeno-canto.org

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Monday, February 3, 2020

Bird of the Week, No. 196

World's fastest bird returns to Mochras: Peregrine Falcon as sighted on Shell Island salt-marsh Saturday morning (photo by John Hicks, Talybont).....



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More Information on  Peregrine: Birdguides.com

Video of Peregrine:  YouTube

Recordings of Peregrine calls: xeno-canto.org

Photo by John Hicks, Talybont.

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Monday, January 27, 2020

Bird of the Week, No. 195

More than 150 Wigeon currently wintering on the Artro Estuary & Llandanwg beach; superbly marked, fast-flying ducks with wild whistling calls, the very essence of winter....

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More Information on  Wigeon: Birdguides.com

Video of Wigeon:  YouTube

Recordings of Wigeon calls: xeno-canto.org

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Monday, January 20, 2020

Bird of the Week, No. 194

A superb drake Eider was idling in the surf off Llandanwg beach this morning as well as only the 2nd Black Throated Diver seen since moving here in 1997.....


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More Information on  Eider: Birdguides.com

Video of Eiders:  YouTube

Recordings of Eider calls: xeno-canto.org

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Bird of the Week, No. 193

Bullfinch plaintive 'mewing' calls are heard most days in and around these woods and garden, particularly at first light these last few mornings.....




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More Information on  Bullfinch: Birdguides.com

Video of Bullfinch:  YouTube

Recordings of Bullfinch calls: xeno-canto.org

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Bird of the Week, No. 192

This image may convey something of the magic of a flock of tiny Long-tailed Tits diving through the woodland canopy, maintaining contact throughout with high-pitched whistles and characteristic harsh buzzing calls.....


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More Information Long-tailed Tits: Birdguides.com

Video of Long-tailed Tits:  YouTube

Recordings of Long-tailed Tit calls: xeno-canto.org

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