Monthly Archives: January 2012

White-winged gulls at Ditchford: an update

It’s been a record year for Glaucous Gulls at Ditchford already and we’re only at the end of January. With the discovery there in December of a juvenile, followed by a second-winter in early January, there has been a total … Continue reading

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Scaup or hybrid?

That’s the question being asked by a number of birders after at least a couple of locals have voiced their opinion to the effect that the Ditchford Gravel Pits individual, currently present on Wilson’s Pit, is not a 100% pure … Continue reading

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Glaucous Gulls at Ditchford

Since 10th December last year up to two Glaucous Gulls, a juvenile and a second-winter, have been present at Ditchford Gravel Pits, normally frequenting the fishing lake immediately west of Ditchford Lane. They have also been seen on the adjacent … Continue reading

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Get your records in!

With last year now behind us, and the 2010 Northamptonshire Bird Report recently published, now is the time to get your 2011 records in. The bird report committee would be pleased to receive any currently unsubmitted records as soon as … Continue reading

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