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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

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

Tuesday 16th August 2016

Roborough Down 16/8/2016

Hoverfly Scaeva pyrastri.

Posted August 16th, 2016 at 7:57 pm by Michael Spencer in Other Wildlife

Chambercombe Manor

 3 Golden - ringed Dragonfly yesterday plus 3 Southern Hawker, 1 Common Darter, 2 Large Red and 2 Azure Damselflies.

Posted August 16th, 2016 at 4:25 pm by Derek Stacey in Other Wildlife

Monday 15th August 2016

15-08-16 Powderham Estate, Exeter.

Common Darter (Male)

Eds: this is actually Migrant Hawker!

Posted August 15th, 2016 at 8:46 pm by Greg Bradbury in Other Wildlife

Dragonfly

Whilst on a walk at Bicton Park saw this dragonfly land and stay still.  (there were many about but on the move) Pity it was on a green background but is it an Emperor or a Southern Hawker?  Any experts out there? 

 

Eds: It is indeed Southern Hawker

Posted August 15th, 2016 at 9:03 am by Rob Jerrard in Other Wildlife

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