Feb 212011
 
Trip report - Seaton Pits & Grove Ferry on 20th February

Luckily we managed to get all the cars parked for our walk to Seaton Pits – alway a tricky business. As we set off across the muddy field, 50 Fieldfares were spotted, ‘chuckling’ as they passed overhead, along with a few of the usual woodland birds. At the lake Great Crested Grebes in their breeding […]

Feb 082011
 
Red Knot and Hares Update

Firstly – thanks once again to Gordon Allison for providing the following information on the colour-ringed Red Knot seen by the group on Saturday: The bird was originally ringed on 22nd September 2009 on mudflats north east of Texel in the Netherlands.   This is about 70 miles north of Amsterdam.   This appears to be the first reported sighting […]

 Posted by on 8 February 2011 at 5:59 pm
Feb 062011
 
Elmley 5th February

  As always the drive along the track into Elmley is best taken slowly and having taken our time watching the huge flocks of birds in the fields – mainly lapwing, oystercatchers, starling and coot – several of us had to speed up for the last few hundred yards to make sure that we met Jeff in time […]