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Bird News Saturday 15th June

A Glaucous Gull was at Portballintrae. (Jonny Rosborough). A Great Spotted Woodpecker was at Peatlands Park. (Bob Watts). A pair of Red-breasted Mergansers were at Belfast Lough RSPB WoW reserve.…

Saturday 15th June 2024

Middleton Lakes Female Marsh Harrier thru south at 06:55, Redshank, 4x LRP, Cuckoo, 50x Swift, (MSm) Uttoxeter Quarry 3x Little Egret, YL Gull, (RPo) Wolseley Bridge 2x Little Egret, 2x…

More breeding

The young woodpecker has found the nut feeder (see 29 May), but not how to get at the nuts. But he has found the hole in the tree bark his…

Ravens

 From Caroline Pickett – Adding on from Bob and Annie’s post about breeding activity, was lovely to see the fledged Ravens on Stackpole Estate on Wednesday. Have seen them, from a…

Bicester Wetlands Reserve 15th June

Marsh Harrier (per Kyle Smith). Key holder reserve. Courtesy of Kyle Smith.

Otmoor rspb 14th June

Glossy Ibis came in to roost in front of the 1st screen 20:37 (per RBA).

Bird News Friday 14th June

Tullyhill, Kilclief had a Whimbrel and a Sanderling (Chris Murphy) Kearney had 11 Sanderling (Dermot Hughes) Yesterday the Bann Estuary had a Whimbrel (John Spottiswood) Reed Warbler, Castle Island Hide,…

Friday 14th June 2024

Stoke on Trent   Lordship Lane – Do not enter the private quarry area. Wood Sandpiper on marl pit,  (RGi)   –  To 16:00 at least. Middleton Lakes 2x Cuckoo, Little Egret, 2x Common…

Widford: 14th June

Widford Greenshank: The flood has almost entirely gone. Greenshank came in, landed briefly, took off circled calling several times but left. I’ll need to check a map for direction. Northbound…

Kidlington: Oxford Canal: 14th June

Kidlington: Oxford Canal Hobby: Briefly over Thrupp Community Forest then flew West over canal. 13:05. Glen Pascoe