Other Wildlife

2019 Descriptions - last call

The deadline for the 2019 Bird Report is rapidly approaching. If you found (or saw) any of these birds please could you submit a description to recorder@devonbirds.org to ensure your records are published. Many thanks. 

Alpine Swift, Dawlish 11 Jun  Hooded Crow, Baggy Point 10 May
Barred Warbler, Thurlestone 30 Aug Long-tailed Skua, Dawlish Warren 11 Oct
Caspian Gull, Thurlestone, 08 Feb Purple Heron, Slapton Ley 07 May
Caspian Gull, Topsham 02 Aug Sabine's Gull, Thurlestone 14 Aug
Cory's Shearwater, Berry Head 19 Jul Serin (2), Harrowbeer 19 Apr
Glossy Ibis, Otter Est 11-13 Mar Tree Sparrow (2), Berry Head 20 Mar

 

Posted May 2nd at 3:27 pm by Kevin Rylands in General Birding

Coronavirus update - Bird Hides

Please be aware that in line with Government guidelines on social distancing, the Devon Birds hides at Beesands, Fernworthy and Roadford, in addition to hides elsewhere in the County including Dawlish Warren are closed until further notice. Thank you for your co-operation and stay safe.

Please follow NHS guidelines:  https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/social-distancing/what-you-need-to-do/

Posted April 16th at 12:04 pm by Mike Daniels in General Birding

Membership

If you follow our Blog but are not currently a member of Devon Birds please consider joining Devon Birds to help with the upkeep of running the website and this service as well as our valuable conservation work.

Posted October 10th, 2016 at 9:14 am in General Birding

Wednesday 27th July 2016

Berry head

At least 5 Harbour porpoises off Berry Head from 6-10.00 this morning.

Posted July 27th, 2016 at 11:21 am by Jeff Hacon in Other Wildlife

Monday 25th July 2016

Occombe Farm Reserve, torbay

Several silver washed fritillaries and a fresh female purple hairstreak around the edge of the wood today. Birds much quieter, a raven and a green woodpecker flying over being the highlights.

Posted July 25th, 2016 at 10:53 pm by Chris Proctor in Other Wildlife

Clennon Valley

My 2nd Jersey Tiger of the summer - again in my garden.

jersey Tiger Clennon Valley 25 July 2016 ML

Posted July 25th, 2016 at 1:14 pm by Mike Langman in Other Wildlife

Caterpillars

Vapourer Moth Caterpillars enjoying the verbena this morning

 

Posted July 25th, 2016 at 1:01 pm by Derek Stacey in Other Wildlife

Friday 22nd July 2016

Roborough Down 22/07/2016

Plenty of Gatekeepers, Small and Large Whites, Meadow Browns, Small Heaths and the prize of the day was a Female Purple Hairstreak. Some Dragonflies around but not able to identify.

Posted July 22nd, 2016 at 4:43 pm by Michael Spencer in Other Wildlife

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