Category Archives: Cormorants

Wild Weekend: Shetland Spring Extra

More and More by Martin G. This Greenish Warbler was a bit of a highlight find over a Shetland Nature ‘Wild Weekend’. Following on from the Shetland Spring Birding holiday, I lead a shorter ‘Wild Weekend’. A new group with … Continue reading

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Helgoland: Day One Birding

An Island FULL of birds  Friday 21st October. Having arrived the previous evening as sun was setting to one of ‘birdings’ famed islands. Helgoland. Weather not ideal. Keep expectations low. I only had 2 days. What would I see? Well here’s the sunrise view from my B and B: Kringle … Continue reading

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African Cormorant

African Cormorant in Belgium? Standing out like the proverbial ‘sore thumb’ in the NW Europe this juvenile Cormorant is white from just below the dark crown to its undertail coverts. Peter Adriaens, Nieuwpoort,  Belgian Coast, 8 August 2010. Here: Quite fascinating was my response on receiving a … Continue reading

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