Monthly Archives: August 2016

Two Weeks in Focus, 13th to 26th August 2016

A largely dry couple of weeks saw temperatures hit 30º C as the winds swung south-easterly, for a time ushering in hot air from mainland Europe. A two-week period makes a significant difference to what can be expected as migration … Continue reading

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Juvenile Turnstone at Stanwick

Turnstone: does what it says on the can I spent a good hour with the Turnstone at Stanwick Lakes yesterday. It was pretty quiet there otherwise and the Turnstone was busy feeding, non-stop, on one of the Visitor Centre Lakes. It’s … Continue reading

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The Week in Focus, 6th to 12th August 2016

Winds remained between north-westerly and south-westerly throughout, gusting quite strongly for a short time at beginning of week. Warm, mainly dry weather ensued throughout the period as migrants continued to trickle through. Clearly still going nowhere, the Ruddy Shelduck remained … Continue reading

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The Week in Focus, 30th July to 5th August 2016

The county and country remained in a mild westerly airstream, which brought occasional heavy showers and a modicum of new migrants. Water levels are beginning to drop at some of the county’s reservoirs with Hollowell in pole position for attracting … Continue reading

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