Observations May-June 2016: Star bird was the Purple Heron, but which species reached a new site record? Which common birds were noteworthy rare visitors?
Yellow, black and red were themes of the period, with the headlines provided by a long-staying Yellow-browed Warbler.
Winter warbler wonderland – chiffs, blackcaps, crests galore!
A Goosander, Firecrests and… a Brimstone butterfly! Beneficiaries of a record warm December.
Our third record of Ring Ouzel and record counts of Red Kites and Egyptian Geese
Flycatchers, Crossbills and good Warbler numbers as migration season hits its stride
At this time of year, no sooner is Spring migration petering out than Autumn migration starts. Star birds of the period were a Goshawk and eight Black Terns.
Eleven wader species and 16 Buzzards in one day as Spring gets under way
Highlights were our first Caspian Gull and our third record of Raven with two birds present.