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Nightjars on Bovey Heath
23/05/2023 Male in flight at 21.30, followed by female at 21.32. Both birds seen regularly until leaving heath at 22.00. Very, very, brief ‘churring’ at 21.40 otherwise silent.
Cuckoo at Cadover Bridge
2 cuckoos heard calling on the moor by Cadover Bridge.
1 male seen multiple times calling from a fence and hawthorn.
Hen or Montagues 400m distant.
Seen from Meldon, flying roughly east to west, accompanied by two crows/ravens.
Red kite Bradworthy
Red kite circling over fields near Bradworthy as silage was being collected at 6.30-7pm Tuesday 23rd May 2023.
Red Kite near Kingsbridge
Single bird circling low, along with a single buzzard, over valley of steep pasture and woodland NE of Kingsbridge around 1pm 23rd May. Seen whilst driving along narrow lane and unable to stop and watch but unmistakeable with buzzard as comparison.
Two Red Kite over Alphington at 5.30pm drifting high NE.
Red Kite – Lamerton
Two Red Kites over Lamerton at about 1400 on 22nd May. Circling quite high and headed south.
Red Kite Kentisbeare
Red Kite flew over Kentisbeare East Devon heading north east 8:00am
Red Kite over Harland
A Red Kite was seen over Hartland on Monday 22nd at 11.00am.
Today on the outskirts of Lynton I spotted a Chiffchaff and a pair of Coal tits.
RED KITE SEEN SOARING OVER PEW TOR THEN HEADED TOWARDS PRINCETOWN
This morning on Crownhill Down: Tree Pipit, Wheatears, Stonechats, Linnets, Ravens, Swallows, Sand martins, Willow Warblers, Jays, GSW.
3 red kites, Sharpitor
22 May 2022 at approx 1000 am
2 red kites soaring over Sharpitor
1 red kite flying low over the moor on the other side of the road from Sharpitor. It landed on a rock, stayed a while, before heading off and flying low over the moor towards Sandford Spiney.
Four red Kites below Roos Tor
we were lucky to watch four red kites today just below Roos Tor on Dartmoor for about 30mins – they were soaring in the sky for most of the time. We could not see if they had been feeding on anything.
River Mole Valley
Juvenile Yellowhammers, Greenfinch and Long-tailed Tits looking fabulous with their brown faces in the orchard.By the river Dippers and Grey Wagtails gathering invertebrates and at least 8 active Sand Martin nests, Hundreds of Beautiful Demoiselles ,13 Red Deer hinds,3 stags in velvet and a Roe Deer with fawn.
Red Kites Newton Poppleford
13.30, looked up in our garden and saw a distinctive shape of Red Kites.
Two Kites, fairly high heading north, one being harried by a crow.
Spotted flycatcher, Kingsbridge
Spotted flycatcher feeding in trees in my garden this morning. Derby Rd, Kingsbridge
Red kite over North Plymouth
We saw a Red kite flying directly over our house heading south in Woolwell at midday.
2 Red Kites seen circling over Ipplepen village today (21st May) at 2.30pm.
Rockham, North Devon
A reeling Grasshopper Warbler seen this evening.