Monthly Archives: July 2013

Great White Egret at Clifford Hill Gravel Pits

Dave Jackson found this superb Great White Egret this morning at Clifford Hill GP. It was still there late in the afternoon and seems reasonably tolerant of various human activities going on around it. Great White Egret, Clifford Hill GP, … Continue reading

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The Week in Focus: 20th to 26th July 2013

Nineteen consecutive days of temperatures exceeding 28°C (recorded somewhere in the UK) made this the hottest summer so far this century and up to 34°C was recorded locally on 22nd. Subsequent to this, the weather broke down somewhat with isolated … Continue reading

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The Week in Focus: 13th to 19th July 2013

The virtually stationary high pressure system remained over the UK throughout the week, temperatures rose to above 30°C and migrants became more in evidence as the week progressed. Summering Wigeon were found at Pitsford Res on 14th, Summer Leys (four) … Continue reading

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The Week in Focus: 6th to 12th July 2013

A high pressure system remained in position over the UK throughout the week, ensuring the continuing run of warm, dry conditions. A trickle of migrants hinted that autumn was underway … just. A drake Wigeon was unusual at Hollowell Res … Continue reading

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The Week in Focus: 29th June to 5th July 2013

A largely dry and settled week with the highest temperatures of the year to date brought little in the way of new birds to the County, apart from a last-minute flyover White Stork … A White Stork flying high over … Continue reading

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