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Recent content by Golfing Birder

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    Upton Warren

    Not strictly at Upton Warren I know but very close nearby; Two Red Kites flying together over woodland and canal basin at Tardebigge at 2.30
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    Birding in Worcestershire

    Hi Woodchat Sorry I didn't make myself very clear in the previous post. The young bird was on the ground as though it was being fed by parent birds so it presumably came from a nest nearby. It did not seem capable of flight yet. I was with another birder at the time and we did explore a few...
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    Birding in Worcestershire

    Bredon Hill Whilst walking around Bredon Hill yesterday (Monday 20th August) I came across a young bird on the ground. The whiteness of its underparts and the brown on its back and head led me to think Pied Flycatcher. Does anyone know if they are present in the area? There were also 2 Red...
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    Red Kites

    12.30-12.50 Two Red Kites following tractor as it cuts pasture on farmland just north of Redditch in Bordesley area. Viewable from Dagnell End Road I would think.
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    Upton Warren

    Glossy Ibis seen from 12.20-12.45 from Cuckoo Hide in tree bordering archery field.
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    Upton Warren

    Unwelcome sighting at the Flashes I went into the empty Avocet hide at 11.50 today, sat down and found myself looking straight at a fox in very good condition hunting on the Flashes not 5 yards from the hide. When I opened the viewing window it trotted off to the left. Clearly it has breached...
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    Bittell Reservoirs and Hopwood area

    Mystery Raptor So glad you posted news about ospreys in the area on Tuesday afternoon. Thought I was losing my mind. I was playing golf at the Lickey Hills on Tuesday afternoon when at about 3.15 a huge raptor flapped its way down the 10th fairway. As it approached I expected to see a forked...
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    Upton Warren

    First time on the Forum Hi everyone This is my first post. I've been an occasional visitor to Upton Warren since 1985 but I hope to have a bit more time on my hands in the near future so will be down more often. I was on a walk around the footpath on the right hand side of the flashes...
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