Category Archives: Owls and Nightjars

Nightjar in the hand

Juvenile male Excellent Tern passage last night with around 7-8,000 Common Terns, 10’s of Arctic Terns, several Black Terns, and juvenile of Yellow-legged Gull and Mediterranean Gull mixed in. Also a couple of Tundra Ringed Plover on Beacon Ponds were the first I have seen this autumn. Waders moving again this … Continue reading

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Hawk Owl

When bad news is really good news Thursday 12th May. Up early for breakfast. Packed and ready to go. Mid way through the grub and some bad news: The flight back to Vardø for me and Kirkenes for the rest of the group had just been cancelled. Yikes! The guys had a … Continue reading

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Eagle Owl

Wild Thing! Good day at Spurn which included a full set of scarce winter beach passerines. More on those to come. For now THIS: Eagle Owl. This mighty beast was found as fresh road kill near Hull exactly 2 weeks ago. (on … Continue reading

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