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Friday 22nd September 2017

A second winter Caspian Gull was on the Dock yard late morning.Clear blue skies and a warm breeze, a beautiful day at Landguard but not a busy day for migration. Noted on the reserve, 35 Mea...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 1d ago

Thursday 21st September 2017

A change in the wind today as it swings round to a South Southwest. House Martin and Swallow are moving through again today, otherwise passage was quiet. Barnacle goose (pictured) do tend to...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 1d ago

Wednesday 20th September 2017

The clear skies overnight saw an upturn in migrants on the move south, with especially large numbers of Hirundines as 1170 Swallows, 350 House Martin and 15 Sand Martin passed through this m...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 1d ago

Tuesday 19th September 2017

A single Rock Pipit (pictured) was present on the beach, also on the beach, but only briefly, 3 Lapwing which then went West, inland. Although low in number Wheatear are moving through with ...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 4d ago

Monday 18th September 2017

The finch flock gathered outside the Observatory this morning, 140 Linnets are the majority but 8 Goldfinch were amongst them.Quite a breezy morning with cloud cover becoming heavier as the ...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 5d ago

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Unbeknown to us the Twitter feed that notifies those of you out there in Twitter land that this blog has been updated stopped working on 19th August but we were unaware of this. The company ...
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Sunday 17th September 2017

The cooler conditions with overnight fog shows that autumn is well on its way, and with it migrants heading south to warmer climes, most notably hirundines, as 60 House Martins lingered for ...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 6d ago

Saturday 16th September 2017

The first Pink-footed Geese of this autumn to go over Landguard.Noted on the reserve today, 35 Meadow Pipit plus 5 going South, 24 Pied Wagtail, 12 Chiffchaff, 6 Blackcap, 3 Lesser Whitethro...