September 2019

Posted on 30 September, 2019 in Garden

As the features I have added to the garden continue to mature - 2 years for the back 'hedgerow' and coming up to a year for the pond - a few visitors not typically recorded were seen this month.

First of all a Sparrowhawk was quietly observing the garden from the big …


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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.


May 2017

Posted on 31 May, 2017 in Summaries

Only a couple of outings for this 'magic' May.

The first of the month I was out to the occasional patch at Tyttenhanger GPs where I saw over 50 species, the most notable being Peregrine Falcon. Also both Ringed and Little Ringed Plover, Dunlin, and plenty of warblers including Garden …


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November 2016

Posted on 30 November, 2016 in Summaries

My last visit to Boston Public Gardens in what will be a while, before I move back to the UK. It featured a late Blue-Eyed Vireo which prompted a query from the regional eBird reviewer which I provided more information for. Also present where a Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker, Hermit Thrush and …


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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.