Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Week in Focus 20th to 26th February 2016

Strong westerly winds at the beginning of the period eventually gave way to a more northerly airstream by mid-week, bringing with it lower temperatures and overnight frosts. Local winter visitors remained firmly in place and few new birds were found … Continue reading

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Two Weeks in Focus 6th to 19th February 2016

Mild conditions ensued, broken only briefly by cold northerlies over the mid-point of the period with the coldest night of the winter so far on 15th/16th. A Pink-footed Goose discovered with Greylags at Summer Leys LNR on 14th has not … Continue reading

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The Week in Focus 30th January to 5th February 2016

The mild conditions continued throughout the week, dispelling any hope of late winter arrivals resulting from hard weather movements. As January – arguably the only migration-free month of the year – slipped into February, there was evidence of some northerly … Continue reading

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