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Landguard Bird Observatory · 20h ago

Monday 19th February 2018

Rain & mist. Nothing to report bird wise. Spend the morning on essential maintenance tasks. Abandon ship !
Landguard Bird Observatory · 1d ago

Sunday 18th February 2018

383 Cormorants went out fishing. 35 Black-headed Gull went south could be a sign of spring or just birds moving out of roost. A Shag flew up river but half an hour starring out to sea was li...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 2d ago

Saturday 17th February 2018

568 Cormorants out this morning either suggesting that we need to start getting up earlier, they are going out from the roost over Felixstowe to the north of us or with lengthening days they...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 2d ago

Friday 16th February 2018

On these cold clear crisp mornings with the tide low then the Cormorants like to get out early and will have left their roost at 0630 hrs. 840 were counted from the car park as they were sta...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 2d ago

February Litter Pick

Litter Pick this Saturday 17th February 0930 hrs start. Usual arrangements on the Events page of
Landguard Bird Observatory · 4d ago

Thursday 15th February 2018

Fog up to 0730 hrs so only 315 Cormorants counted going out as the fog was clearing. A Woodlark singing over the observatory mid-morning was most unexpected as our earliest ever spring recor...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 5d ago

Wednesday 14th February 2018

493 Cormorants went out fishing early but we are informed that several groups left the roost and flew north-east over Trimley so will have missed us. Purple Sandpiper at the point flew off o...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 5d ago

Recent Ringing Recoveries

Robin ringed Castricum, Nood-Holland, The Netherlands 21st October retrapped 234 km away at Landguard 4th November 2017 & retrapped on several dates after that up to the end of November so p...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 6d ago

Tuesday 12th February 2018

SSW gale. No Cormorants went out but they may have left the roost and gone out over Felixstowe and missed us completely. More time spent starring out than it really deserved produced southbo...
Landguard Bird Observatory · 1w ago

Monday 12th February 2018

Crisp clear cold start with 1,215 Cormorants heading out fishing early. A Guillemot flew south close inshore is only the second one of its kind noted this year & Mrs Stonechat is on the Butt...