Category: Birds2blog

The Amazing Heysham Knot.

Copyright Howard Stockdale Clik the pikHoward kindly sent me the collage he created of the Knot roosting over various March/ February tides at Heysham Heliport, when he achieved not just excellent photographs, but also reading an amazing 28 r…

Interesting Behavior.

Martin Jump was in touch with some interesting behavior and two record shots to accompany his observations. For a larger presentation, please clik the piks.Based on observations, the Raven made no movement  after landing on the marsh, bringing Mar…

Stonechats Through The Roof.

With birding off the cards now, the March passage of Stonechat is almost certainly over, but there has been an excellent and unprecedented passage through Lancashire this year. I have noted up to 160 Stonechat in records collec…

Corvid-19….This Is Serious.

Just done a countrywide internet trawl to find up to 20 birders still reporting on a website, at up to the same number of locations not including garden birds. Words fail me, but – unusual for me – to keep it polite….Shameful.Thank goodness the weath…

Hopes Realised In Bowland.

Friday was a good sunny day, though a cold wind in exposed places on the fells took the edge off an otherwise perfect late March day. I gave six hours between Harrisend and Hawthornthwaite west and east.Harrisend Fell Looking East To Clougha….

100 Plus And Counting.

The spring passage of in excess of 100 Stonechats appears to be going through the roof. I’ve noted records of 50 Stonechat on the FBC website in 2 weeks to date, almost certainly all passage birds with no duplication. AC was in touch to tell me hi…