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End of August

Posted on October 16, 2013 at 2:30 PM

The last few days of  August were non eventful, very few migrants appeared, 7 Yellow Wagtails on 23rd, Whitethroat and Chiffchaff, 11 Wheatears and a small passage of hirundines south.

Juv Yellow Wagtail Seaforth NR 23rd Aug 2013

Juv Yellow Wagtail Seaforth NR 23rd Aug 2013


The two juv Little Owls fledged and could be seen most days, with a watchful parent close by, 3 juv Little Grebes also fledged, despite one of them being attacked by a Cormorant.


Juv Garganey Seaforth NR 23rd Aug 2013

Juv Little Owl Seaforth NR 2013

Categories: Seaforth Birding

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