Devon Bird Sightings: Other Wildlife from 15th–21st September 2020

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 

Please submit any descriptions of Devon rarities to 

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

Monday 21st September 2020

Hummingbird Hawkmoth still active in Braunton

On the valerian flowers in St Brannocks churchyard on the wall by the Caen River we found this Hummingbird Hawkmoth feeding  mainly on the red flowers not the pink. Saw it fly off at speed after feeding for a few minutes but luckily saw where it landed high in a nearby tree hence the at rest image. 

Hummingbird Hawkmoth on red valerian
Hummingbird Hawkmoth on red valerian
Hummingbird Hawkmoth at rest
Hummingbird Hawkmoth at rest

Posted September 21st, 2020 at 9:31 pm by Phil and Sue Naylor in Other Wildlife

Saturday 19th September 2020

Braunton Burrows

Focusing on Dragonflies, currently a lot of aerial mating activity going on which from a photographic point of view is particulary challenging!

However, managed at last to pin down a mating pair of Common Darters.

Posted September 19th, 2020 at 4:36 pm by Rob Jutsum in Other Wildlife

Thursday 17th September 2020

clifden nonpareil

fantastic huge moth on kitchen window in longdown tonight.

Posted September 17th, 2020 at 11:04 pm by john jones in Other Wildlife

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