Devon Bird Sightings: Other Wildlife from 1st–7th May 2019

2021 records request & Records Committee vacancies

Happy New Year to all

Devon Birds is grateful to all observers who submit records. Please can you submit your 2021 records before the 31st January for inclusion in the Devon Bird Report (DBR). Records submitted to Birdtrack or EBird are already shared with the Society, but for any others please send them to Data.manager@DevonBirds.org 

Please submit any descriptions of Devon rarities to Recorder@DevonBirds.org 

Reporting forms can be downloaded from Devon Birds Record Forms 

Posted December 31st, 2021 at 11:11 pm by Kevin Rylands in Bird News

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Sunday 5th May 2019

Pearl bordered fritillary

5 pearl bordered seen near new bridge hole this afternoon 

Posted May 5th, 2019 at 8:01 pm by Ian samuel in Other Wildlife

Saturday 4th May 2019

Hoverflies at Slapton

Cold wind but in the sheltered bit of the quarry in Ireland bay quite a few insects. Had my first species of Odonata with a large red Damselfly and 11 species of Hoverfly

female Syrphus ribesiiMale Rhingia campestrisMale Episyrphus balteatus (marmalade hoverfly)
female Syrphus ribesii             Male Rhingia campestris            Male Episyrphus balteatus (marmalade hoverfly)

Posted May 4th, 2019 at 9:51 pm by Richie Moore in Other Wildlife

Saunton

1 Small Copper & a pair of Wall Browns which mated.

While perched on blades of grass she vibrated her wings to signal to the male she was ready to mate. I have never seen this behaviour before.

Posted May 4th, 2019 at 5:18 pm by Rob Jutsum in Other Wildlife

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