August 2019

Posted on 31 August, 2019 in Summaries

A big month of field trips this month, some specifically for birds, other locations as part of the summer family vacation.

With my family overseas without me, I had some time to use wisely and so I went to Rainham Marshes RSPB Reserve to connect with my first UK Cattle …

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August 2018

Posted on 31 August, 2018 in Summaries

Back to Massachusetts for family summer vacation/holiday, and as with Florida earlier in the year, I was able to hit some familiar hot spots.

First I was keen to visit Allens Pond for specialty Saltmarsh Sparrow (2) and life tick SEASIDE SPARROW (3), identified as dark, short-tailed birds in …

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August 2017

Posted on 31 August, 2017 in Summaries

Only a single visit to RSPB Titchwell Marsh this month, but 53 species were observed, not unusual for this reserve. Highlights were good numbers of Black-Tailed Godwit (30), Bar-Tailed Godwit (20), Spotted Redshank (2) and Spoonbill (3).

Saturday 19th, Titchwell Marsh RSPB Reserve, Norfolk, England, UK.

August 2016

Posted on 31 August, 2016 in Summaries

Not much going on during the dog days of summer, but an unusual Common Raven at one of the local stores was an unexpected highlight. Also a flyover Red-Throated Hummingbird in the yard.

Wednesday 3rd, Coolidge Corner, Brookline, Suffolk County, MA, USA.