Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Week in Focus: 22nd to 28th June 2013

An unseasonally blustery start to the week gave way to a mixed bag of weather including sunshine and showers, the latter from moisture-heavy air emanating from the western Atlantic at the week’s end. Local birding was unsurprisingly slow. A male … Continue reading

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Optics Demonstration Day, Pitsford Reservoir, Saturday 29th June

The local Wildlife Trust in conjunction with Opticron is staging an optics demonstration day on Saturday, 29th June, at Pitsford Reservoir between 10.00 and 16.00, enabling visitors to test a range of Opticron equipment under field conditions. An optics expert will be … Continue reading

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The Week in Focus: 15th to 21st June 2013

The weather was mixed with variable light winds as we entered a lean week in which potential headline birds came no closer than being possibles or near misses. Two Garganeys were present at Summer Leys LNR on 18th while the … Continue reading

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The Week in Focus: 8th to 14th June 2013

The high pressure system in place over the UK gave way to an Atlantic low, bringing more unsettled conditions and the early summer lull continued throughout the week. A drake Garganey lingered at Summer Leys LNR from 9th to 14th, … Continue reading

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The Week in Focus: 1st to 7th June 2013

With a high pressure system sitting over the UK all week the weather remained warm and dry and conditions calm. One or two new birds were discovered to keep the interest engine running … This week’s ducks deluxe comprised the … Continue reading

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