Devon Bird Sightings: Other Wildlife from 22nd–30th June 2017

DEVON BIRDS RECORD COMMITTEE

As noted in the minutes of the Oct 2020 DBRC meeting, Tim Jones is standing down after serving as a member of the Committee for an extended sixth year. Tim has been an active member of the Committee, and his consistently pragmatic approach to assessing records has proved invaluable. The Society would like to thank him for his contribution over the past six years and wish him well in the future.

In the hope of maintaining a geographic spread across the Committee, DBRC approached Dean Jones to fill the vacancy. Dean grew up birding and ringing in Antrim and Lothian, before a tour of various European islands, including Lundy where he has been the Warden now for the past four years.

His experience and knowledge from ringing and birdwatching around Europe will be especially useful to Devon Birds and the Records Committee.

Unless the County Recorder receives any other applications before 15th April 2021, Dean will be formally elected to fill the vacancy for a five year period.

For more information and/or an application form please contact:

Kevin Rylands, County Recorder.   Email: recorder@devonbirds.org 

Posted yesterday at 10:45 am by Mike Daniels in Bird News

Corona Virus lockdown

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Posted January 6th at 10:52 am by Mike Langman in Bird News

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Thank you for your co-operation and stay safe.

Posted August 25th, 2020 at 9:58 am by Mike Daniels in Bird News

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Tuesday 27th June 2017

Chambercombe Manor

An hour by the Silent Pool yesterday (26 June) : Southern Hawker Dragonfly (teneral), mating pairs Large Red & Azure Damselflies, Large & Small White Butterflies, 2 Smooth Newts, many Froglets plus a Scorpionfly amongst a myriad of other flying insects.

Teneral Southern Hawker Dragonfly, maiden flight a 5 minutes after this photo taken.Smooth newt

Scorpion fly

Posted June 27th, 2017 at 11:41 am by Derek Stacey in Other Wildlife

Monday 26th June 2017

Great start to Monday morning.

On my way to work this morning,  I watched as some rspca ladies unloaded a cage containing a seal.I offered to help carry the cage to the shore line which they accepted,  then stayed to watch as this pup nervously entered the water. I didn't stay to see but I am told it quite happily stayed around a while before moving off.

Seal release combemartin.
Seal release combemartin.

Posted June 26th, 2017 at 10:11 pm by Philip worth in Other Wildlife

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