Devon Bird Sightings: Other Wildlife from 22nd–31st August 2019

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

·        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

          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 30th August 2019

West Soar

Not ideal conditions but red clover field turned up 47 Clouded Yellows, 78 Painted Ladies & 120 Small Whites.

Posted August 30th, 2019 at 2:18 pm by Rob Macklin in Other Wildlife

Thursday 29th August 2019

Brixham Harbour yesterday

A grey seal seen dismantling a large conger eeel in Brixham Harbour after the morning boat trip.

Grey seal with conger eel
Grey seal with conger eel

Posted August 29th, 2019 at 1:55 pm by Chris Proctor in Other Wildlife

Thursday 22nd August 2019

Berry Head clouded yellow

Clouded yellow butterflies on the quarry road and in the grassland opposite the fishing area. I saw 2 but other volunteers saw 5

Posted August 22nd, 2019 at 7:40 pm by Jeffery Hacon in Other Wildlife

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