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Spring migration: chiffchaff

You know it’s really springtime when the migrating birds start to appear and this week has seen those birds arriving, albeit in fairly small numbers yet here in south Wales. 108 more words



NAL SAROVAR was on my wish list from a long time, finally the day came on 21st October 2017

We (Me, Dad and Mom) arrived as early as 5:30 am from our hotel towards the sanctuary. 1,378 more words


Cyprus Bird Report 2016 now available

The Cyprus Bird Report 2016 is now available. The report contains 53 colour photos, the 2016 Systematic List of 310 observed species or recognised forms which was compiled from nearly 61,000 records, the 2016 Ringing report. 110 more words


Hunter in the garden

Well, last week we were writing about signs of spring, but this weekend winter has returned with a vengeance!

This majestic hunter turned up in Lee’s garden yesterday to take advantage of the many small birds that visit for food. 119 more words

Stealing a Peanut

A Blue Jay quickly snags a peanut on a bright sunny morning.


Avocet City

American Avocet

Migrating avocets are passing through the area now. I saw about 50 at Old Frenchtown Rd. and many hundreds at Bolivar Flats. The individual above is in transitional plumage, giving a splotchy look to that cinnamon-tan head and neck. 269 more words