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Isle of Wight Holiday (1 Viewer)

ChrisLuv

Improving Birder
Hi,

Anyone got any good locations/fairly rare residents in Isle of Wight? I'm new to birding so any ticks appreciated, even if its whats normally considered fairly common.

I heard someone say there was an albino blackbird that an old lady will call out of a tree for you? Is someone just having a laugh or has anyone else heard of it?

Any help appreciated.

Chris
 

Kev Rylands

Well-known member
Chris,

Try to visit the Brading/Bembridge area and Newton Marsh for Mediterranean Gull, waders etc also the obligatory visit to The Needles can produce Peregrine + Raven on top of scenery.

Try the wightvogels website for more information and other links.

And remember if you are in woodland look out for Red Squirrels no greys over there (or Nuthatchs either).
 

DavidP

Well-known member
ChrisLuv said:
Hi,

Anyone got any good locations/fairly rare residents in Isle of Wight? I'm new to birding so any ticks appreciated, even if its whats normally considered fairly common.

I heard someone say there was an albino blackbird that an old lady will call out of a tree for you? Is someone just having a laugh or has anyone else heard of it?

Any help appreciated.

Chris

You might want to try these two websites one of which has already been mentioned

http://dbhale.members.beeb.net/IOW.htm

http://mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk/wightvogels/home.html
 

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