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

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Black Kite

Shute

07 Jun

Honey-Buzzard

Soar

09 Oct

Caspian Gull

Exmouth

01 Dec

Honey-Buzzard

Thurlestone

13 Oct

Chough

Noss Mayo

09 Feb

Little Bunting

Huxton Cross

18 Oct

Chough

Chudleigh Knighton

24 Sep

Long-tailed Skua

Thurlestone

12 May

Common Rosefinch

Lundy

10 Jun

Ortolan Bunting

Lundy

17 Jun

Corn Bunting [2]

Lundy

22 Jun

Pectoral Sandpiper

Bowling Green

27 Oct

Cory's Shearwater

Lundy

07 Sep

Purple Heron

Slapton Ley

17 Apr

Glossy Ibis

Staverton

21 Dec

RC Starling

Lundy

01 Jul

Glossy Ibis

Otter Estuary

28 Dec

RC Starling

South Huish

09 Sep

Golden Oriole

Combe Valley

09 Jun

Ruddy Duck

Exe Estuary

04 Apr

Nightingale

Hallsands

26 May

Serin

Haldon

21 Aug

Nightingale

Wistlandpound

30 May

Tree Sparrow

Ilfracombe

22 Jan

Hooded Crow

Clovelly

03 Jun

Tree Sparrow

Haldon

14 Nov

Posted June 30th at 11:34 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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