Monday, November 11, 2019

Bird of the Week, No. 184

Great Egret returned to Mochras marshes for a 3rd winter; larger size and heron-like pale yellowish bill distinguish from more common, smaller 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

Photo by Brian Hicks

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Bird of the Week, No. 183

5 Woodcock flushed from slopes & ridge of Diffwys & Y Llethr, highest of the Rhinog Mountains on Sunday morning, more winter migrants from continental Europe......


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More Information on Woodcock:  Birdguides.com

Video of Woodcock: YouTube

Recordings of Woodcock calls: xeno-canto.org

Photo by Craig Nash: Gallery

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Monday, October 28, 2019

Bird of the Week, No. 182

Crossbills were found feeding, calling and singing in forestry spruce tops just south of the Rhinog Mountains on Sunday morning.......




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More Information on Crossbills:  Birdguides.com

Video of Crossbills: YouTube

Recordings of Crossbill calls: xeno-canto.org

Photo by David A Mitchell: Gallery

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Bird of the Week, No. 181

First Fieldfares' distinctive 'schack-schack-schack' flight calls heard over Llanbedr Sunday afternoon; flocks now moving down from the winter frozen north for autumn fruit and relatively frost-free soils of this mild Atlantic seaboard.......

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More Information on Fieldfares: Birdguides.com

Video of Fieldfares: YouTube

Recordings of Fieldfare calls: xeno-canto.org

Photo by Tony: Gallery

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Bird of the Week, No. 180

First Red-Throated Diver in winter plumage in Tremadog Bay on Saturday morning; many divers & grebes migrate southward from the far north to overwinter in ice-free UK waters...


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More Information on Red Throated Divers: Birdguides.com

Video of Red Throated Divers: YouTube

Recordings of Red Throated Diver calls: xeno-canto.org

Photo by Inge Peter Massas: Gallery

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Monday, October 7, 2019

Moth of the Month, No. 12

Pale Tussock caterpillar sent in by Sonya Hill for ID; host plants include many broadleaved trees & shrubs but used to be known as 'Hop-Dog' before the use of pesticides in the hop fields.....




























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Bird of the Week, No. 179

First Redwings arriving here from the north seen & heard on Saturday morning; last Swallow spotted on Wednesday, though yet may be stragglers to come....



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More Information on Redwings : Birdguides.com

Video of Redwings: YouTube

Recordings of Redwing calls: xeno-canto.org

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