Devon Bird Sightings: Other Wildlife from 22nd–30th September 2018

2020 Records request

If you saw any of the records below please submit a description to the County Recorder to ensure they make the official record. Many thanks.


·         Bee-eater 03-Aug Wistlandpound Res

·         Caspian Gull 15-Apr Fremington Pill

·         Caspian Gull 14- Sep Powderham

·        Crane [3] 22-Mar Milton Abbot

·         Glossy Ibis 20-Jun South Efford Marsh

·         Glossy Ibis  02-Nov Seaton Marshes

·         Golden Oriole 07-Apr Fremington Pill

·         Golden Oriole 28-May Weston Mill

·         Golden Oriole [2] 23-Jun Bolt Head

·         Greenland WF Goose 20-Dec Roadford





·         Green-winged Teal Nov/Dec Exe Estuary

·         Grey Partridge 12-Nov Exminster Marshes

·         Leach's Petrel 30- Sep Labrador Bay

·         Leach's Petrel 31-Oct Sidmouth

·         Long-tailed Skua 04-Jul Dawlish Warren

·         Montagu's Harrier 17-May West Dart River

·         Ring-necked Duck Jan/Feb Meeth

·         Spotted Crake 09-Apr East Down

·        Stone-curlew [2] 22-Sep South Huish



Posted June 18th at 11:40 pm by Kevin Rylands in Bird News


At a recent Council Meeting it was agreed that Field Trips (Guided Walks) and Indoor Meetings could restart as soon as Branches were happy to proceed, with all necessary Covid safe precautions in place. 

Full details are now on the website.

Taw & Torridge Branch will not be re-starting Indoor or Outdoor Meetings before January 2022.

Posted April 16th at 11:17 am by Mike Daniels in Bird News


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Posted October 10th, 2016 at 9:14 am in Bird News

Friday 28th September 2018

27-09-18 Exmoor Red Deer

Sorry put up the wrong photo yesterday, doubled up on one of them

Red Deer Stag
Red Deer Stag

Posted September 28th, 2018 at 8:31 am by greg bradbury in Other Wildlife

Thursday 27th September 2018

27-09-18 Exmoor Red Deer

Stags, Hinds, and young showed well but in the distance, mainly in the bottom & sides of the coombes, but when they saw you they moved off quickly

Hinds & Young
Hinds & Young

Young Stags
Young Stags

Hinds & young
Hinds & young

Posted September 27th, 2018 at 8:24 pm by Greg Bradbury in Other Wildlife

Tuesday 25th September 2018

Harleston by Slapton

Good afternoon for inverts in the garden topped off by late Humming-Bird Hawk Moth on buddleia; also Small Copper & Comma, Emperor Dragonfly, Southern Hawker & Common Darter.

Posted September 25th, 2018 at 4:37 pm by Rob Macklin in Other Wildlife

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