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Other news from various media: Red-rumped Swallow still at the bottom of the hill at Cwm Ivy, by the small tor; Red-necked Grebe at Llangorse Lake; Merlin nr Southendown/Dunraven; 4 Cattle Egret still at Zig-Zag lane, Porthcawl.


Cardiff Bay Wetlands

Missed you Alan Cripps. Ditto re Beardies between 11:15 and 13:00 although I did go for coffee in that time. In addition to your birds there was a Common Chiffchaff by the boardwalk.


Dryslwyn & Kidwelly Quay GBC trip

Glamorgan Bird Club had a pretty successful trip to the above yesterday. 17 people attended. Highlights of the 73 species seen were:

Dryslwyn – Goosander, 100’s of Fieldfare, Wigeon, Teal, Great White Egret, Little Egret, Red Kite, 100’s of Gulls incl GBBG and Common Gull, but no Tree Sparrows sadly. 52 more words


February 17th

February always seems to be the quietest month of the year. The excitement of starting the New Year is done by the end of January when most of the usual birds are on the year list, and there is then little change in the bird community until March. 697 more words


New Annual Leps and Odes Approximations for North Carolina

Well ahead of their usual schedules, Harry LeGrand and Tom Howard have completed and posted their annual updates, or “Approximations,” for butterflies and odonates in NC.  380 more words

General Butterfly News

February 14th

It has almost begun to feel a bit like spring these last few days. This morning it was ten degrees and there was a lot of birdsong as I walked through Crail first thing. 204 more words


The Legend of 'Champ': Eyewitness Accounts

On our ice fishing trip last February it seems ‘Champ’ —the prehistoric god of the lake— wasn’t looking kindly upon us. We left without fish or new lake monster sightings to add to the record. 81 more words