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  1. markpie

    Markpie's 2024 List

    Thanks for digging those out and uploading, was very interesting to see. Certainly never seen those four species there and a couple of the others mentioned, I used to see the odd LSW in Birchanger Woods but not recently :(
  2. markpie

    Markpie's 2024 List

    28/2/24, Amwell: 70. Raven 7/3/24, Stort Valley: 71. Siskin 72. Mistle Thrush 73. Grey Wagtail 74. Green Woodpecker 19/3/24, Amwell: 75. Snipe 76. Jack Snipe 22/3/24, Amwell to Harlow: 77. Egyptian Goose 78. Stock Dove 79. Reed Bunting 80. Mandarin Duck (my 100th tick for Stort Valley)...
  3. markpie

    Markpie's 2024 List

    30/1/24: Kings Mead: 64. Teal Amwell: 65. Water Rail 66. Great White Egret 67. Common Gull 68. Goldeneye (2f) 69. Ring-necked Parakeet
  4. markpie

    Markpie's 2024 List

    7/1/24: Lee Valley Country Park: 38. Redwing 39. Treecreeper 40. Long-tailed Tit 41. Goldcrest 42. Bittern 43. Feral Pigeon 44. Pheasant 45. Great Spotted Woodpecker 46. Goldfinch 47. Chaffinch 48. Barnacle Goose (feral pop.) 49. Chiffchaff 50. Fieldfare 51. Kingfisher 52. Goosander 3. Fallow...
  5. markpie

    Big Garden Birdwatch 2024

    My results: House Sparrow 5 Starling 13 Woodpigeon 3 Magpie 2 Blackbird 2 Blue Tit 2 Great Tit 2 Robin 1 Wren 1 Chaffinch 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1
  6. markpie

    Birda Birdwatching Community

    Recently started using it, I like the concept of the challenges but find it's not the simplest app to use, recording a day's birding isn't as simple/quick as it could be.
  7. markpie

    Markpie's 2024 List

    Happy new year! Here we go again! 1/1/24: Home: 1: Black-headed Gull 2. Woodpigeon 3. Collared Dove 4. Blackbird 5. Starling 6. Great Tit 7. Blue Tit 8. House Sparrow 9. Magpie 10. Blackcap 11. Lesser Black-backed Gull 12. Carrion Crow 13. Robin 1. Grey Squirrel 2/1/24: Amwell: 14. Coot 15...
  8. markpie

    Comment by 'markpie' in media 'Long eared owl'

    Lovely shot
  9. Peacock Butterfly

    Peacock Butterfly

    One of several in the garden
  10. markpie

    Pan Species Listers anywhere?

  11. markpie

    Big Butterfly Count

    Did a count in the garden today: 4 Large White 3 Peacock 3 Red Admiral 2 Gatekeeper The buddleia helped!
  12. Gatekeepers


    A snap of a pair of gatekeepers during the big butterfly count around the garden. Also saw 3 peacocks, 3 red admirals and 4 large whites
  13. markpie

    Flying wader ID - UK (Herts)

    Hi all, About a week ago, I arrived at Amwell in Hertfordshire and as I started scanning I saw a medium sized wader in flight over the water. Unfortunately it didn't want to land and kept flying, eventually high and away to the south-east. I'm not an expert at wader ID at the best of times so...
  14. markpie

    Mark's 2023 list

    Swifts have returned home! 101. Swift
  15. markpie

    Mark's 2023 list

    Good to see the summer migrants return and bump me up to 100. 17/4/23: 90. Little Ringed Plover (Rye Meads) 91. Common Tern (Amwell) 92. Sand Martin (Amwell) 20/4/23: 93. Swallow (River Stort) 94. House Martin (River Stort) 29/4/23: 95. Whitethroat (Amwell) 96. Reed Warbler (Amwell) 97...
  16. markpie

    Comment by 'markpie' in media 'Common firecrest'

    The crest really looks like fire there, great shot
  17. markpie

    Mark's 2023 list

    Thanks! Yeah had great views of a pair sprinting around a field, got to see the male's tusks quite well.
  18. markpie

    Mark's 2023 list

    15/3/23 (Birchanger Wood): 79. Yellowhammer Had a lovely weekend in Suffolk and Norfolk, with two lifers and a mammal lifer and saw the hundreds of grey seals at Horsey. 18/3/23 (Suffolk coast off Broadlands): 80. Turnstone 81. Purple Sandpiper, lifer - lone one among a flock of turnstone...
  19. markpie

    Benji's 2023 List

    I'm glad the egret stuck around for both of us!
  20. markpie

    Paul's 2023 British & Irish Moth List

    Great detailed pics! I'm sure I'll learn quite a lot here
  21. markpie

    Mark's 2023 list

    7/3/23 (brief seawatch on Suffolk coast): 75. Gannet 11/3/23 (Amwell & Rye Meads): 76. Great White Egret 77. Cetti's Warbler 78. Shelduck A good view of a successful weasel at Amwell gave me my 7th mammal.
  22. markpie

    Comment by 'markpie' in media 'Tawny owl watercolour'

    I love the light in this
  23. markpie

    Mark's 2023 list

    Was just a fleeting glimpse from the train but they generally seem to be more active now
  24. markpie

    Mark's 2023 list

    2/3/23 (River Stort): 73. Wigeon 74. Barn Owl
  25. markpie

    Mark's 2023 list

    23/2/23 (Rye Meads): 70. Chiffchaff 71. Green Sandpiper 72. Stonechat