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  1. ***DIJ***

    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    Yikees this year went fast! Managed a day down South in Dorset (Swanage) on the last day of the new year. Durlston Country Park- 31/12/09 158) Peregrine 159) Shag 160) Black Redstart 160! The finally tally :) Not bad or good for my first year keeping a list and my GCSE year.
  2. ***DIJ***

    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    Ok this Frampton thing is now getting into an addiction 8-P Frampton Marsh-28/11/09 157)Stonechat
  3. ***DIJ***

    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    Another trip to Frampton Marsh, tide was out again but great birds nonetheless. Frampton Marsh-08/11/09 155)Great White Egret (:D) 156)Grey Plover Also a group of Fieldfares present with a large flock of buntings and finches (mainly Goldfinches, Reed Bunting and Twite).
  4. ***DIJ***

    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    Went out to Frampton Marsh this morning, early start (ergh!) but we had a great time and some great birds. Frampton Marsh-4/10/09 152)Greenshank 153)Brent Geese (coming in off of the North Sea) 154)Twite (a group of about 70 birds also fresh in off the North Sea) Tide was out but we could see...
  5. ***DIJ***

    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    Got an excellent new camera and went out to take some photos, big flocks of Greenfinch and Goldfinch, then went for a bigger challenge- Swallows. Then the swallows I was photographing flew off the wires and a Hobby apeard out of nowhere, failed to catch one but it was breathtaking. Enough to...
  6. ***DIJ***

    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    Birdfair! Had a great time met a few celebs and got Simon Kings new book signed ! Rutland Water 23/08/09 149)Osprey 150)Willow Tit
  7. ***DIJ***

    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    Wind picked up at lunch time today blowing the swallows around alot, then i was lucky enough to spot... Northorpe Fen-22/08/09 148)Black Tern Looked to be flying in the general direction of Rutland Water which is a 40 min drive away, otherwise i havent a clue why it was flying over open...
  8. ***DIJ***

    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    Back from Spain! Didnt do to much birding but had a look around, Bollulos del Condado-10/08/09 136) Orphean Warbler 137) Booted Eagle Somewhere on the way to Sanlucar-17/08/09 138)Black Kite 139)Spanish Imperial Eagle 140)White Stork 141)Bee-eater 142)Montagu's Harrier Rocina visitors...
  9. ***DIJ***

    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    Went to Rutland Water in search for the Ospreys, didnt have long though and failed :( they wernt at there favourite haunt I wasnt the only one left disapointed. Rutland Water 8/08/09 134)Common Sandpiper 135)Arctic Tern Off to Spain tomorrow and will go to Donana at some point!
  10. ***DIJ***

    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    Looked for a Quail, didnt find a Quail:-Cmaybe next time... Thurlby Fen Slipe-10/07/09 133) Garden Warbler
  11. ***DIJ***

    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    Its been a while, but exams are now over and summer holidays have started for me. Going to Spain in August which will be fun, hopefully visit Donana wrong time of year but should be good for raptors. Matlock area, Peak District-27/06/09 130) Dipper Elsea Woods, Bourne-08/07/09 131)Spotted...
  12. ***DIJ***

    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    Had a great day out at Bempton Cliffs and Blacktoft Sands today. Up at 3:30am (groan groan) but was all worth it! Cliffs alive with kittiwakes, fulmars, gannets, guillemots and razorbills. Also saw the odd Puffin in amongst the madness! Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire-24/05/09 121) Kittiwake 122)...
  13. ***DIJ***

    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    Been a while since I'd been down Northorpe Fen so checked it out, found a Wheatear which is s first for me down 'the fen' also Northorpe Fen-16/05/09 120) Marsh Harrier
  14. ***DIJ***

    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    Took the dog for a walk in the woods today; plenty of warblers, Whitethroats, Willow warblers, chiffchaffs and Blackcaps very vocal and... Bourne Woods-09/05/09 119) Grasshopper Warbler Gave itself away with its distinctive chirpping!
  15. ***DIJ***

    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    Northorpe Fen 08/05/09 118)Common Whitethroat
  16. ***DIJ***

    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    Exam season has begun! Birding is grinding to a steady halt, and revision has totally tacken its place. How will I live till the 15th June (End of Exams B (:)!! Only a few common migrants to add to the list... Bardsey, Leeds 02/05/09 116) House Martin Tesco Express, Bourne 05/05/09 117) Swift
  17. ***DIJ***

    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    Instead of going to Elsea Woods for my after school birdwatch this week I decided to take an hour cycle ride down to Baston Fen NR. Baston is known for having its good days- and its bad, but luckily today was pretty good:t: I started off with hearing a cuckoo on arrival, and then when walking...
  18. ***DIJ***

    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    Duke of Edinburgh took me too the New Forest this weekend- spring has moved along alot quicker there than it has here in Lincolnshire! New Forest-17-19/04/09 110) Wood Warbler 111) Curlew 112) Cuckoo
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    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    Got to my Dads house today to find the fields had been turned and they were buzzing with life! Finches and Buntings covered the ground along with Corvids, Pheasants and Red Legged Partridges! Around 100 Linnet was a good suprise seeming as I havent seen one out of the front window in 5 years...
  20. ***DIJ***

    DIJ's Yearlist 2009 (UK)

    M42 Birmingham-08/04/09 100) Swallow (finally there...for denfinite now!!!) Went out for an afternoon birding courtesy of Josh Jones (thanks again!)! This is what we saw... Grummits scrape(Baston Pits)-09/04/09 101) Red Crested Pochard Baston Crossdrain 102) Green Sandpiper Baston Pits, New...
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