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2005 Year Review

This is only a selection of the photos added in 2005.  To see the full list go to the bottom of the page.

Click on a picture to go to the page for that species.

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January - This was the month of the Waxwings with many being seen across the county.

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February - This Glaucous Gull was at Calvert Lake.

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March - This obliging Firecrest was seen at Aylesbury.

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April - This Hoopoe was in Central Milton Keynes.

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May - Top notch Hobby flight shots were taken at Radnage and the Jubilee River and Taplow.

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June - Common Terns bred successfully at Little Marlow GP and the chicks ringed.

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July - Calvert produced a Black-tailed Godwit.

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August - Black-necked Grebe at Calvert.

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September - This juvenile Red-backed Shrike was in Astwood, Nr Newport Pagnell for several days.

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October - This Red-necked Phalarope was at Calvert for two days.

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November - A Red-throated Diver was at Little Marlow GP for a few hours.

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December - Some amazing close up shots of a Snow Bunting were obtained in December on Ivinghoe Beacon.

All of the pictures above link to species pages. 
Click on the images to view these pages.

To view the photographic contributors page click here.  

2004 - Highlights Page
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2003 - Highlights Page
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What's New

The following items were added to this website during 2005.  Also see the 2003 highlights page and the 2004 highlights page.

Long-eared Owl picture added  31st December.

Whiskered Tern picture added  31st December.

Snow Bunting pictures added  14th December.

Short-eared Owl pictures added  8th December

Whooper Swan pictures added  4th December

Brent Goose pictures added  4th December

Shag pictures added  1st December

Red-throated Diver pictures added  27th November

Brambling pictures added  27th November

Long-tailed Duck pictures added  16th November

Redpoll pictures added  6th November

Ring Ouzel picture added  6th November.

Red-necked Phalarope pictures added  27th October

Red-backed Shrike pictures added  22nd September and 9th Oct.

Redstart pictures added  7th September.

Oystercatcher picture added  1st September.

Black-necked Grebe pictures added  25th August.

Little Egret pictures added  31st July and 3rd August.

Great Black-backed Gull pictures added  3rd August.

Black-tailed Godwit pictures added  31st July.

Ringed Plover picture added  31st July.

Common Tern pictures added  31st July.

Spotted Flycatcher pictures added  31st July.

Swift pictures added  2nd June.

Kingfisher picture added  2nd June.

Garden Wabler pictures added  2nd June.

Whitethroat picture added  2nd June.

Ring Ouzel picture added  1st June.

Oystercatcher picture added  1st June.

Tawny Owl picture added  1st June.

Wheatear pictures added  1st June.

Little Ringed Plover pictures added  30th May.

Little Owl pictures added  22nd May.

Bean Goose pictures added  22nd May.

Ring-necked Duck pictures added  22nd May.

Snipe pictures added  22nd May.

Hobby pictures added  15th May.

Little Tern pictures added  15th May.

Snow Bunting pictures added  30th April.

Arctic Tern pictures added  30th April.

Wheatear pictures added  26th April.

Redpoll pictures added  26th April.

Waxwing More pictures added  22nd April.

Iceland Gull   pictures added 21st April 2005

Common Scoter   pictures added 14th April 2005

Red-necked Grebe   pictures added 14th April 2005

Curlew   pictures added 14th April 2005

Tawny Owl   pictures added 14th April 2005

Hoopoe   pictures added 12th April 2005

Garganey   pictures added 9th April 2005

Firecrest   pictures added 9th April 2005

Glaucous Gull   pictures added 13th February 2005

Black-headed Gull  (albino) pictures added 4th February 2005

Egyptian Geese   pictures added 4th February 2005

Waxwing pictures added 22nd January 2005.  More pictures added 27th January and 22nd April.

Mandarin pictures added 22nd January 2005

Waxwing picture added 6th January 2005

Fieldfare picture added 6th January 2005

Pink-footed Goose picture added 6th January 2005

Redwing picture added 6th January 2005

Red-crested Pochard picture added 3rd January 2005

Goosander pictures added 31st December 2004


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