Category Archives: Flycatchers

Spotted Flycatchers in Northants

In decline … It’s widely known that Spotted Flycatchers are in decline in the UK. If you’re really unlucky, it’s possible to go for an entire summer season without seeing one locally. If you’re unlucky. In Northants I believed the … Continue reading

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First-winter Pied Flycatcher

First-winter, in July and present for just one day. A local scarcity with only one or two records per year. Thanks to this excellent set of images by Steve Brayshaw we can confidently age last weekend’s Denton Wood Pied Flycatcher … Continue reading

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The Daventry Pied Flycatcher Revisited

The male Pied Flycatcher, which was present at Daventry Country Park on 19th and 20th April this year, was initially aged as a first-summer on the basis of its brown wings. It has recently come to light, however, that worn, … Continue reading

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Pied Flycatcher at Daventry Country Park

The Daventry area was again the focus of attention today with a male Pied Flycatcher attracting a steady stream of admirers to the country park, while nearby Borough Hill played host to a female (or first-summer male) Black Redstart. Both … Continue reading

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