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30 May
1:20 pm
2023

South Milton Ley

Hobby and female Sparrowhawk over reedbed.

posted by Rob Macklin
30 May
12:32 pm
2023

RED KITE

A single Red Kite high over Dartmouth 13.25 flying east.

My first in Devon.

posted by Stephen Wadsworth
30 May
10:53 am
2023

Red kite – Lympstone

Red kite spotted over Commando Training Centre at 1100 on 30/05/23

posted by Craig Hall
30 May
10:49 am
2023

Red Kite, Drewsteignton

Red Kite high over the village at 11.45 am, drifted north.

posted by Nick Dixon
29 May
9:06 pm
2023

Fremington Quay

Fremington Quay at 8pm – mixed flocks (100+) of dunlin and ringed plover foraging on the mudbanks. Still a lone redshank in Fremington Pill.

posted by Colin Dracott
29 May
5:29 pm
2023
Red Kite – Dartmoor – 29th May 23

Red Kite – Dartmoor – 29th May 23

Food Fight – With lots of Red Kites passing through Devon at the moment – Here is one snatching some breakfast this morning on Dartmoor

posted by Jon Avon
29 May
1:58 pm
2023

Red Kite , Fremington

Red kite spotted above Chilpark woods Fremington 14.30hrs Monday 29th May 2023

posted by Laura Taylor
29 May
1:38 pm
2023

Red Kite

Spotted over Plymouth Parkway near Manadon roundabout

posted by Sarah Neil
29 May
10:43 am
2023
Crownhill Down +1 Photo

Crownhill Down

This morning I saw at least 3 Cuckoos, Stonechats, Linnets, a solitary Wheatear, Swallows, a Swift and a Whitethroat.

posted by Bob Barrow
29 May
9:46 am
2023

Red Kite, Skern .

AT 0950 THIS MORNING, VERY LOW AND THEN PROCEEDED TO FLY JUST A FEW FEET ABOVE THE MUD FLATS TOWARDS APPLEDORE.

posted by Roger Walter
29 May
5:35 am
2023

Red kites Halwill junction

12 red kites on Sunday at 6pm . All flying one after another really high up heading towards Cornwall. Also cuckoo in cookworthy woods early Sunday morning

posted by Colin knight
28 May
10:53 pm
2023

Haldon Hill

3 or 4 Nightjars at Haldon late evening, but seen well and we were away before 10p.m.

posted by Jon Turner
28 May
8:33 pm
2023

Stover

quick walk around stover produced, 2 separate broods of coots 3 and 4 respectively being fed by parent birds, 1 male tufted duck, single great crested  grebe.1 treecreeper, 4 nuthatch and Swans still with all 9 cygnets

posted by R townsend
28 May
7:24 pm
2023

Dipper White Wood

One possibly two dippers seen today along the Dart in a walk from Venford Reservoir.

posted by paul dietrich
28 May
9:29 am
2023
2 Red Kites spotted over Coombelake nr Ottery st Mary

2 Red Kites spotted over Coombelake nr Ottery st Mary

Red kites spotted

posted by Steve knight
27 May
7:33 pm
2023
Night Heron on River Exe

Night Heron on River Exe

One briefly showing well on River Exe (SX 93181 90413) close to Double Locks pub around 1pm, before being flushed by kayakers and flying off behind trees in direction of Exeter.

posted by Guy Freeman
27 May
1:44 pm
2023

Lopwell Dam

This morning at Lopwell, a Red Kite drifting North above the tree tops, eventually lost to view. Also, 10+ House Martins, Blackcap, Chiffchaff, and a Little Grebe.

posted by Alan Livsey
27 May
12:52 pm
2023

Hunting Sparrowhawk Northam North Devon. 09.10hrs

Sparrowhawk observed hunting through back gardens eventually taking what appeared to be a House Sparrow and flying off.

posted by Rob Maye
26 May
2:40 pm
2023

Soar

Hobby over Higher Soar & 3 Swift in off sea.

posted by Rob Macklin
26 May
1:42 pm
2023
Red Kite Braunton Burrows

Red Kite Braunton Burrows

Walking on J Lane towards the beach we noticed three soaring raptors, two were common buzzards the third was a Red Kite which had what appeared to be the hindquarters of a rabbit in its talons. It was taking bites from it in flight before dropping the remains. It then soared away south towards Crow and maybe Appledore.

posted by Phil & Sue Naylor
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