Category: Birds2blog

Friday 26 July.

Setting aside the exciting events concerning the Common Tern fledglings, 5 adult Common Tern were in flight over Conder Pool in the afternoon, they were all noisily screeching in the area where the juveniles were and also over the pontoon, bu…

Amazing!

I was at Conder Green Thursday/Friday, and have been truly amazed both times. Following a horrific attack by Black-headed Gulls breeding on the pontoon, and a message on Monday saying two Common Tern young appeared to have been killed by…

The Birk Bank Round.

Clik the piks, they are bigger and better….well I think so! I made a return to Birk Bank on Tuesday, doing the walk in reverse of the one done last week and starting at the bog, where in three previous visits I found the four species of dragonfl…

Keepin’ The Faith!

Conder Update.I’ve decided to leave my post exactly as I had drafted it yesterday, it reflects the sightings as seen by me on Friday. However, a report I read this Sunday morning (Fylde Bird Club) claims 2 adult Avocet with 4 chicks at Conder Green hid…

Red Nab Therapy.

It was never planned, it just happened to be a couple of hours at Heysham Red Nab on Sunday which proved to have excellent therapeutic value. It was good to sit quietly and watch the gulls slowly pushed closer by the incoming tide….rec…

Third Time Lucky.

Clik The Piks in this post….they are bigger, and hopefully much better. Keeled Skimmer Birk Bank 5 July. Pete Woodruff.It was third time lucky for me at Birk Bank on Friday. I had been there three times recently and failed to hit the target…