Monthly Archives: February 2012

Great White Imposter!

All that glitters is not gold, or so the old proverb says and nothing is more apt in the case of this leucistic Grey Heron, initially identified as a Great White Egret, near Stanford on 23rd February. From a distance … Continue reading

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An interesting large gull at Sidegate Landfill

Mike Baron digiscoped this interesting-looking large gull at Sidegate Landfill yesterday.                       In flight over the tip it bore a strong resemblance to a first-winter Glaucous Gull but upon closer … Continue reading

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Great White Getaway

Great White Egrets are now almost annual visitors to the County, even staying to winter in recent years, but the last two or three have paid fleeting visits and they have been difficult to catch up with as a consequence. … Continue reading

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More Ditchford gulls

The first 10 days of February have seen additional scarce gulls arriving at Ditchford GP. In addition to those mentioned in the previous summary a new second-winter Iceland Gull was discovered on 3rd, an adult Mediterranean Gull put in an … Continue reading

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