Category Archives: Seabirds

Seabird Watching Resources

Getting ready for the season July’s around the corner. The month is synonymous with the traditional start of our seawatching season. Mega migrants and occasional vagrants will draw me out on Flamborugh head. Locally, Spurn is also now recognised as a … Continue reading

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Red-billed Tropicbird and August Pelagic

Lanzarote, late August. The pioneering pelagics will be continuing off Lanzarote. Some old posts here  and here . I’ll be joining the guys Dani and Juan for a ‘Birding Frontiers’ special 2 day gig over 27th-28th of August. There are a few spare places. Dani writes: … Continue reading

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Dani López-Velasco – Top Team Moments 2012

“Choosing my best bird of 2012 is somewhat difficult, as I´ve been quite lucky this year in terms of seeing both high-quality species and good self-founds. If I had to choose one, I think the bird that I felt most … Continue reading

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Shetland – days 7 & 8

The is the half-time tea interval during Martin’s two-week trip to Shetland, so he is back staying with us for a couple of nights before setting off with Shetland Nature group no. 2 first thing tomorrow, Sunday. The first week … Continue reading

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On the beaches

Here’s another quick post from Shetland, in response to Martin getting excited about redpolls. I am bereft of redpolls to blog about, so here’s a couple of birds from yesterday’s beached bird survey – carried out monthly, year-round, in Shetland … Continue reading

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Interesting Wilson’s Petrel

With white belly feathering One of the more curious birds seen out of a very nice selection over 2 days of full on pelagic birding at the Banco de la Concepción, N.of Lanzarote, on 15-16th Sept. 2012. It made me wonder about the Fuegian Petrel … Continue reading

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Seabird Masterclass: The Results

7-9 September 2012 by Martin Very pleased with our first ventures into guided Seabird events– billed as Seabird Masterclasses. They are open to all and indeed we did have both very experienced and new birders. As one person put it: “Despite gloriously … Continue reading

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