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Landguard Bird Observatory · 9h ago

Saturday 27th May 2017

Orange Footman only occurs here very occasionally and has not been recorded for the last three years.There was a clear sky overnight and strong southeasterly wind during the start of the mor...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 1d ago

Friday 26th May 2017

With warmer conditions plenty of Common Blue butterflies are now on the wing.A glorious day in late May and the main passage of migrants has slowed down, this morning 71 Brent geese going No...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 2d ago

Thursday 25th May 2017

The 3 pairs of resident Song Thrush have all unfortunately failed during their first nesting attempt this spring, they have now started their second clutch.A Serin was seen briefly just befo...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 3d ago

Wednesday 24th May 2017

Landguard can actually look like a nature reserve at times when nobody is about, however the clear blue sky and warm calm day is an indication towards the low passage seen today. On the rece...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 3d ago

Tuesday 23rd May 2017

This male Linnet was looking smart in the sun this morning. Some passage offshore early this morning going North, a skein of 50 Brent Geese and during the morning over the reserve going Sout...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 3d ago

Monday 22nd May 2017

Off the beach during high tide this morning a count of 22 Common Tern and 5 Little Tern with these 2 pictured stopping off for a moment, 4 Sanderling were also on the beach.Noted on the rese...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 6d ago

Sunday 21st May 2017

Down to 2 Wheatear and single Blackcap & Spot Fly in the grounded migrant department as spring passage for many common species is grinding to a halt. Offshore northbound 52 Brent, 3 Barnacle...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 1w ago

Saturday 20th May 2017

The Whitethroat males have established territories with 7 seen around the reserve, the females are a little more reclusive but never far from the watchful males.Passage over the reserve, 70 ...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 1W ago

Friday 19th May 2017

The Starling population has increased greatly in a few days with fledged juvenile birds in the flock, they are still requesting food from parents but will soon be independent. Migrant birds ...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 1W ago

Thursday 18th May 2017

Steady overnight rain has provided a much needed drink on Landguard, it has also provided bathing facilities as this Woodpigeon is demonstrating with a quick freshen up!A Serin was located a...