Monthly Archives: November 2017

Rarity Round-up, 18th to 24th November 2017

A mild mid-week, though windy with southerly gales, was sandwiched between two northerly blasts of cold Arctic air at both ends of the period. Visible migration dwindled further, being evidenced primarily by a continuing small, westward passage of winter thrushes. … Continue reading

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Northamptonshire Bird Report 2016

Northants Birds Essential reading for all Northamptonshire birders. The latest Northamptonshire Bird Report, with records for 2016, is now out! Contents include full Systematic List, sections on Escapes and Ferals, Corrections and Additions from previous years, report on breeding Hobbies, checklist of … Continue reading

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Northants BTO Launches Quarterly Newsletter

The BTO in Northamptonshire has launched the first issue of a new, quarterly newsletter, which will be emailed out automatically to members for whom the organisation has contact details. Contents in this issue include an introduction to the local team, … Continue reading

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Rarity Round-up, 11th to 17th November 2017

After a wet start, this week’s weather was predominantly dry and cold, with a north to north-westerly airstream keeping temperatures relatively low. Visible passerine migration continued and again included significant numbers of Hawfinches at various localities across the county. Further … Continue reading

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Rarity Round-up, 4th to 10th November 2017

The weather for the period was again influenced by depressions from the Atlantic, with alternating northerly to south-westerly winds, resulting in widely fluctuating temperatures and a series of wet and dry days locally. Passerine migration was still very much in … Continue reading

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Rarity Round-up, 28th October to 3rd November 2017

The weather for the period was largely settled, dry and again predominantly influenced by a westerly to south-westerly airflow, which was most intense during the first two days. Although mild conditions ensued, a short-lived northern element to the wind introduced … Continue reading

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