Projects and Surveys
December 23, 2017
A Lapland Bunting was noted all week at Newburn
Lap Bunting image by Ian Forest
Barn Owl (GS) at ShibdonPond Gateshead reminded us of 3 species of owls seen back in Nov 1988, when Barn, Tawny & Long-eared Owls all roosted on site in adjacent trees. A couple...
December 15, 2017
This weeks undoubted highlight was the Two barred Crossbill, described in the previous blog entry.
A number of observers followed up on this over the next few days - but sadly no further sightings yet.... hopefully this bird, & perhaps some Parrot Crossbill will be unco...
December 12, 2017
Monday 11th December 2017
An amazing record of a Stunning adult male Two-barred Crossbill found by Mike Wood in the west end of Hamsterley Forest feeding with Common Crossbills at grid-ref NZ 031 280, approx 1km south-east of Neighbour Moor House.
(internet image Two-b...
December 8, 2017
South Shields was the place to be this week, with an excellent selection of winter species, the following images by local patchers Stuart Thompson / Laurence Younger :-
Grey Phalarope (StuT)
December 1, 2017
Festive Robin by M.Heron
An Arctic blast this week with cold & snow has seen a plethora of activity at various feeding stations around the County.
Hetton Bogs as popular as ever for the showy Rails & Willow Tits.
Whooper Swans took advantage of the tail wind to continue...
January 2018 - Monthly Summary & New Sightings Res...
February 1, 2018
Sat 16th Dec - Friday 22nd Dec
Dec 9th - Friday 15th Dec 2017