Category Archives: Divers

More on the Shetland diver

Many thanks to all those who have commented so far. Still in the process of checking out all the angles but an encouraging response so far. Keith Brockie posted an interesting comment earlier this morning: Are there any photos showing … Continue reading

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Pacific Diver in Shetland?

Grutness, 16th May 2013 by Roger Riddington and Paul Harvey A quick post from Shetland to get some feedback about an interesting diver seen earlier this evening. At about 7.30 I got a phone call from Paul Harvey, who’d just … Continue reading

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White-billed Diver discovery

White-billed Divers off Portsoy, North-east Scotland: discovering a new birding spectacle Paul Baxter, Chris Gibbins and Hywel Maggs In April 2011 Peter Osborn contacted HM to say that he has seen what he thought could have been a White-billed Diver … Continue reading

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Black-throated Diver

Pushing the Boundaries Tour Days one-two Had a blast with the Bangor Bird Group, animated discussion with the ‘We Bird North wales’ guys via the hospitably of Ian and Margaret Wright on Monday, followed by drinking wine until too late with Alan Davis and … Continue reading

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Behaviours of Great Northern Diver

Rhyl, North Wales Returning on Friday (13 Jan) from a wonderful couple of days in North Wales we called in at Rhyl Marine Lake. The adult Great North Diver still present, eventually came very close. Was able to watch a couple of lovely little behavior … Continue reading

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White-billed Diver heaven

Hunting Ground for Mega Rare Birds 13th May 2011. Met Tormod 12:45 off the ferry having spent the morning with the seabirds of  Hornøya.  Stopped for a quick lunch at the Polar Hotel in Vardø (famous base camp for Nansen and co. … Continue reading

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Black-throated Diver

From the caravan Nice addition to my Spurn list and Caravan list. A rare sight at Spurn for this species which averages from 2 to 20 records per year here. Most are fly-bys, so good to get one showing well on the water- though not easy to photograph on a choppy sea. … Continue reading

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